Last 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
- Possibly also Greek, a shortened form of
Mirtoglou, a metronymic from the female personal name
Myrto ‘Myrtle’ (classical Greek Myrtis).
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