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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • Southern Italian (Calò) : from the personal name Calò, from Greek kalos ‘beautiful’, ‘good’.
  • Southern Italian : habitational name from Calò in Sicily.
  • Galician : habitational name from a place in A Coruña province, Galicia, called Calo.
  • possibly also Catalan (Caló) : habitational name from El Caló, a place in Mallorca.

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