Meaning and Origin of: Novello

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from the nickname and personal name Novello‘new’, ‘young’. As a nickname it may have denoted a newcomer to an area, from a diminutive of nuovo ‘new’, or been used to distinguish the younger of two bearers of the same personal name in the same family; as a personal name it may have been bestowed on the youngest child.
  • Catalan (Novelló) : from a diminutive of Novell.