Onofrio, which is derived from the Latin Onnuphrius. It became a popular Christian name, mainly in Southern Italy due to St. Onofrio, a 5th-century Egyptian martyr.
The surname Nofri was first found in Emilia. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, was in itself a family honor.
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of this family name include: D'Onofrio, D'Onofri, Nofri, Noferi, Noferini, Onofrio and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Luigi Donofrio, who came to Ashtabula Co., OH sometime between 1875 and 1906; and Noto Onofrio, who arrived in Boston sometime between 1913 and 1914.