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The Nofri surname comes from the Italian personal name 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.

Nofri Early Origins



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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Nofri Spelling Variations


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Nofri Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: D'Onofrio, D'Onofri, Nofri, Noferi, Noferini, Onofrio and many more.

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Nofri Early History


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Nofri Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nofri research. Another 229 words (16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nofri History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nofri Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nofri Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Nofri Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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