Patrone Family History
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Patrone Name Meaning
Italian: nickname or status name from patrone ‘master’ (Latin patronus, a derivative of pater ‘father’). The term had various senses in the Middle Ages: it was applied, for example, to a householder, the master of a ship, and also to the former owner of a freed serf, who still enjoyed certain rights over him.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press