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First name Jerome

Post by tenby » 01 May 2010, 08:48

Can someone please tell me the Italian version of this name.

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Post by liviomoreno » 01 May 2010, 09:07

Geronimo

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Post by Squigy » 01 May 2010, 10:09

There are several websites for Italian given names and English equivalents, but I'm going to recommend mine :lol:

Here is the link:

http://italiangivennames.webs.com/
My Italian surnames:

Caserta: Maietta, Rossano, Tessitore, Negro, Peluso, Musone

Campobasso: D'Andrea, Barile

Catanzaro: Fiorelli/Fiorillo, Romito

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 01 May 2010, 10:32

I had a great-grandfather named Geremia. Seems like another good possibility for Jerome, don't you think?

You might get some other ideas by perusing the "G" names here http://www.nomix.it/700g.php
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Post by johnnyonthespot » 01 May 2010, 10:33

liviomoreno wrote:Geronimo
One of the most famous of all native Americans ("Indians") was named Geronimo. Hmmmm...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geronimo
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Post by misbris » 01 May 2010, 13:26

He must have been Italian!!!! :wink:

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Post by liviomoreno » 01 May 2010, 13:34

misbris wrote:He must have been Italian!!!! :wink:
I believe he was a descendant of Cristoforo Colombo (Christopher Columbus)! :wink:

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 01 May 2010, 13:42

liviomoreno wrote:
misbris wrote:He must have been Italian!!!! :wink:
I believe he was a descendant of Cristoforo Colombo (Christopher Columbus)! :wink:
My elementary school (Livio - that was grades Kindegarten through 6, approximately ages 5-6 through 12-13) had a large and very impressive statue on one corner of the grounds with the inscription "Cristoforo Columbo" below.

I don't remember how old I was when I finally figured out that he was the same guy as the Christopher Columbus we learned about in class.

Hey! It's still there! http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source= ... 1,,1,-1.24
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Re: First name Jerome

Post by tenby » 01 May 2010, 14:55

Thank you all for your responses although it went off track abit LOL

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Post by johnnyonthespot » 01 May 2010, 15:11

tenby wrote:Thank you all for your responses although it went off track abit LOL
Hey! It's all free, so you take the good with the bad! :D
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