Cefalo Family History
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Cefalo Name Meaning
from Greek kephale ‘head’, applied as a nickname, probably for someone whose head was of a distinctive shape or size. The word also denotes a kind of mullet, and may have been a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman. derogatory nickname meaning ‘idiot’, from medieval Latin cephalus, of the same etymology as 1.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press