Melillo Family History
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Melillo Name Meaning
from a pet form of Meli. from the Neapolitan dialect word melillo ‘crab apple’, hence a nickname, possibly for someone with a sour disposition, a topographic name, or a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of apples. possibly a regularized form of Melilli, a habitational name from a place so named in Siracusa, Sicily.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Lilly, Mello, Mendillo, Molino, Meling, Perillo, Badillo, Cerullo