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Help with an Italian name please

Post by tenby » 12 Jul 2009, 15:45

I am helping someone with there Italian ancestor the name she has given is,

Reigo Delmattie

I have looked on a few sites but cant find the first name or surname are the names typicaly Italian.
Thank you
Lynne

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Post by PeterTimber » 12 Jul 2009, 15:57

The surname is most likely MATTEIS based upon the base surname Mattei appearing inthe Italian surname dictionary and mattie is a variant of that base surname. The De or Del means "Of or of the". The first name could possibly be REMIGIO derived from Saint Remigius (LATIN).

Go to www.gens.labo.net/en/cognomi and insert Matteis for name distribution thruout Italy and click on NOMI above for first names by alphabet. =Peter=
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Re: Help with an Italian name please

Post by suanj » 12 Jul 2009, 16:26

tenby wrote:I am helping someone with there Italian ancestor the name she has given is,

Reigo Delmattie

I have looked on a few sites but cant find the first name or surname are the names typicaly Italian.
Thank you
Lynne
they are wrong completely.. Peter given a good suggestion.. but it is hard to say.. because frankly I understand not if is abt a male or female person... the first name could be Diego, Biagio, Remigio... I believe Diego.... the surname could be DEL MATTO, DI MATTEO, DE MATTEIS etc... DEL MATTO could be possible....
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