Meaning and Origin of: Mirto

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : habitational name from Mirto in Messina province, Sicily, or from Mirto, a district of Crosia, which is in Cosenza province, or a topographic name from mirto ‘myrtle’ (from Greek myrtis).
  • Possibly also Greek, a shortened form of Mirtoglou, a metronymic from the female personal name Myrto ‘Myrtle’ (classical Greek Myrtis).