Origins Available: Italian, Spanish
local name, derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility.In the local dialect of Cirillo, the place-name is pronounced Cercelle, while natives are called Circellese. Alternatively, the surname Cirillo may come from a personal name, ultimately derived from the Greek mythological name Circe.
Early Origins of the Ciriello family
Early History of the Ciriello family
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Ciriello Spelling Variations
spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Ciriello include Cirillo, Ciri, Ciraulo, Ciraula, Cirauli, Cirilli, Cirilla, Cirilo, Cirili, Cirila, Ciriaci, Ciria, Ciriani, Cirotto, Cirotti, Cirello, Cirenei, Ciringhelli, Cirini, Cirino and many more.
Early Notables of the Ciriello family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ciriello family to the New World and Oceana
Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Ciriello or a variant listed above: A. Cirillo, aged 10, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1892; A. Antonio Cirillo, aged 58, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1896; Adelfo Cirillo, aged 53, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1921.
Contemporary Notables of the name Ciriello (post 1700)
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