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Lo Serio and Serio

Post by chickenwoman » 03 Jul 2015, 05:22

Hello,
On my gr grandparents marriage cert. my gr grandmother's name is listed as Lo Serio.
Later in some documents it is shortened to Serio. Can they be used interchangeably?

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Re: Lo Serio and Serio

Post by rjmichaels » 03 Jul 2015, 12:05

I could easily see that. Where did the marriage occur? I haven't been able to determine the meaning of the "Lo" prefix yet but prefixes were frequently dropped in America. I don't know without seeing documentation, but I would bet that LoSerio was the original surname.

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Post by mjclayton1 » 04 Jul 2015, 04:07

Interesting question. My gal's uncle's middle name was Serio, but I've never heard anything about a possible "Lo" part when it comes to him...

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Re: Lo Serio and Serio

Post by AngelaGrace56 » 04 Jul 2015, 08:44

rjmichaels wrote:I could easily see that. Where did the marriage occur? I haven't been able to determine the meaning of the "Lo" prefix yet but prefixes were frequently dropped in America. I don't know without seeing documentation, but I would bet that LoSerio was the original surname.

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