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Nicknames

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Because Kythera was settled in such a way that a few dozen original families spawned the majority of present-day Kytherians, almost every branch of every family had a "nickname" to distinguish it from that of others with the same surname.

The nicknames were sometimes simply the genitive form of a christian name (e.g. "Dimitrelou") or derived from the profession of an ancestor (e.g. "Maneas") or even describe a physical attribute (e.g. "Koutsaftis" or "Tarzan").

This is the section of the website where you can view the island's nicknames and read about which surnames they are associated with and hopefully where they came from as well.

You can submit to the section by clicking on add to nicknames at the top right.


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submitted by Vassilios Mavrogiorgis on 04.12.2012

nicknames

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submitted by Virginia ( Eugenia ) Tzimas Nee Sourrys on 19.10.2011

Kanellis

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submitted by Jim Cassimatis on 14.01.2011

XEROS - Cassimatis (ΚΑΣΙΜΑΤΗΣ) Family

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submitted by Cleopatra Sclavos on 11.02.2008

Mavros - Sclavos

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submitted by John Carras on 02.01.2008

Litathoros - Trifyllis, Trifillianika, (Trevethianika).

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submitted by Peter Samios on 06.12.2007

A Document from Manuel Samios

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submitted by Fotina Georgas on 12.11.2007

nicknames

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submitted by James Gavriles on 23.10.2007

Demetrios Ioanis Gavrilis- Logothetianica

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submitted by Peter Makarthis on 17.06.2007

Smithopoulos - Σμιδοπουλος

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submitted by James Victor Prineas on 23.01.2007

Dimitrelos / Prineas

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submitted by Vikki Vrettos Fraioli on 07.10.2006

Yiortamilis - Chlentzos

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submitted by Georgia Pine on 27.09.2006

Bey - Aronis

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submitted by Kathy Plumidis on 17.09.2006

Nickname Valentis

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submitted by Jim Comino on 28.07.2006

Palavros Comino

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submitted by National Archives, Australia on 29.04.2006

‘Tramountanas’ - George North.

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submitted by Jim Poulaki Coroneos on 08.04.2006

Karavitika Paratsouklia. A Comprehensive list.

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submitted by Leslie Comino on 04.02.2006

"Palavras" - Comino

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submitted by Michael George Smith on 26.01.2006

Tarzan

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submitted by George Kanarakis on 01.01.2006

Miltiades Bidzanis/Bidzanakis, later Michael de Diar. 1835-1920.

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submitted by Vaggeli Contoleon on 22.09.2005

Panagioteli