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D'onofrio Family History

D'onofrio Name Meaning
Southern Italian: patronymic from the personal name Onofrio, an adaptation of Egyptian Onnophris (said to mean ‘always happy’), an epithet of the god Osiris. The name gained popularity in Italy through the cult of St. Onofrio, a 5th-century martyr.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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2,936 Military Records
5,254 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of D'onofrio Families

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D'onofrio Family Origin

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D'onofrio Immigration Information

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D'onofrio Family Occupations

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