names in italian phone directory

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names in italian phone directory

Postby elmosgirl » 22 Jan 2014, 03:26

Please help with the sequence of names as printed in the Italian White Pages. Specifically, how do they equate with the sequence of names in America?

For example, here is a telephone listed name in Italy:
MUCERINO CALIENDO VINCENZO

Which is the first name (obviously, Vincenzo)?
Which is the middle one?
The surname?

Is this person's name (as I would write it in the U.S.A.):
Vincenzo Caliendo Mucerino???

or is it Vincenzo Mucerino Caliendo?

Those would be two very different names!

Your answer will help me read the phone listings so I will be able to identify persons with family surnames!

Thank you.

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Re: names in italian phone directory

Postby liviomoreno » 22 Jan 2014, 07:30

I would say that "Mucerino Caliendo" is the surname.

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Re: names in italian phone directory

Postby elmosgirl » 22 Jan 2014, 19:50

Thank you Livio.

To be clear, the two names are the one surname?

Here's another example:

AMBROSINO CANDICE ROSA

Is her surname AMBROSINO?

Would I "read" her name as Rosa Candice Ambrosino??

Sorry I'm still confused about this nomenclature, and I don't want to send mail to the wrong persons!!

Thanks,

Noel

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Re: names in italian phone directory

Postby liviomoreno » 23 Jan 2014, 07:29

In my opinion the surname is "Ambrosino Candice"

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Re: names in italian phone directory

Postby elmosgirl » 24 Jan 2014, 04:45

Thank you for your help, Livio!

Noel


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