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Is Pilone an Italian surname?

Post by QuestionSleep » 14 May 2005, 08:21

Is Pilone an Italian last name? If it it what does it mean?

My father thinks his grandmothers maiden name was either Pilloli or Pilone. I don't know if either of them are, or if they are spelled right.
If somebody could tell me if it is or not it would be helpful.

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Re: Is Pilone an Italian surname?

Post by VaDeb » 14 May 2005, 09:17

I checked Ellis Island. The following is the result for Italians:

There were 68 Pilone
7 Piloni
0 Pilloli

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Re: Is Pilone an Italian surname?

Post by goldhunter » 19 May 2005, 18:25

The spelling Piloli may be a mispelling of the surname Piloni. Both the names Pilone and Piloni are quite common in the Lombardy and Piedmont regions. Do you know where your ancestors were from in Italy?

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Re: Is Pilone an Italian surname?

Post by suanj » 19 May 2005, 19:35

QuestionSleep wrote:Is Pilone an Italian last name? If it it what does it mean?

My father thinks his grandmothers maiden name was either Pilloli or Pilone. I don't know if either of them are, or if they are spelled right.
If somebody could tell me if it is or not it would be helpful.
Hi, Pilone or also Piloni is italian surname coming from pilus latin word, that was the "javelin", so the Pilone( 1 person) or Piloni( many persons) was the roman wariors with the javelin arm....; more Pilone surname is tipically of Torino common, but also are diffused in Abruzzo region and in Puglia(apulia) region........... regards, suanj
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Re: Is Pilone an Italian surname?

Post by TheChoolulu » 03 Jan 2017, 16:30

My mother's maiden name is Pilone. Our Pilone family is from Abruzzi. Is your family from this area?

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