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Genovese Name Meaning

Southern Italian: habitational name for someone from Genoa in Liguria (see Genova), from the adjectival form of the place name. In medieval times the Genoese were regarded as clever individuals, and it is possible that the surname is sometimes a nickname with this sense.

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


Similar surnames: Genova, Genovesi, Gentile, Senese, Goede, Genser, Deneve, Naves

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Genovese Family Origin

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