The name Pellegrino originated in the Italian language. The meaning of Pellegrino is 'pilgrim'. A person who visited Holy Land or a pilgrimage city was known as Pellegrino. Hence, this popular name originated.
Originally, people were known by only single names. However, it became necessary for them to use a second name to identify themselves usually based on their location or occupation. Pellegrino was first used as a surname which has taken the form of the first name in recent times. It is a very rare and unique name. The people with these names are believed to be very good at keeping the right balance between things.