origin, that is, it was a name created from the first name of the father of the initial bearer. The name indicates "son of Ippolito, which is an Italian form of an old Latin
Hippolytus. According to Greek mythology Hippolytus was a son of Theseus. The name personal name gained popularity in Italy due to a St. Hippolytus who was martyred in Rome during the reign of Valerian. Another St. Hippolytus was martyred in Sardinia in the third century.
The surname Ippolito was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis), but originally came from Mantova (Mantua,) in the northern Italian region of Lombardy.
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By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 103 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ippolito Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.