Tuscany, including the notable surname Dinelli. During the Middle Ages, as populations grew and travel between regions became more frequent, the people of Tuscany, who were originally known only by a single name, found it necessary to adopt a second name to identify themselves and their families. This process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries, but it was not completed until the modern era. The development of Italian hereditary surnames followed general principles and were characterized by derivatives from one's given name. The patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, was one of the most common name types found in the region of Tuscany. This system of name-making was widely used because it linked well with the existing Feudal System and during the Christian era, many people named their children after saints and biblical figures. The surname Dinelli came from the name Dino, which is in turn a pet form of many personal names with the ending "dino" or "dini."
Early Origins of the Dinelli family
Early History of the Dinelli family
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Dinelli Spelling Variations
spelling variations in the name Dinelli include Dini, Dino, Dinelli, Dinello, and Dinissiaco. and others.
Early Notables of the Dinelli family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dinelli family to the New World and Oceana
An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Dinelli: Abdo Dini, who arrived at Ellis Island from Saidneya, Turkey in 1914; Alberto Dini, aged 42, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1892; and Cemira Dini, aged 43, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1895..
Contemporary Notables of the name Dinelli (post 1700)
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