1. Home
  2. Etymological origin of Italian surname: Abis

Etymological origin of Italian surname: Abis


ABIS

A typical southern Sardinian in particular, it derives from a nickname linked to the Campidanese word abis (api), probably originating from the profession of beekeeper. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas ABI / S - APIS: Ape / i. From the Latin apis. Widespread in Sardinia, in 62 of 377 Municipalities, in the form Abis. Thus and in the Apis variant, we find it also in ancient documents. Among the signatories of the peace of Eleonora of 1388 we find: Abis (de) Joanne, ville Mogoro; Apis Comita, Mahara villas (Mahara - Barbaraquesa. Arbarei - today's Villamar. Contrate Marmille). In the Con Daghe of San Nicola di Trullas, * CSNT -XI ° XII ° sec. to the chap. 80.1, we find Ape Rustikellu and Ape Jannico, brothers, witnesses of a quarrel (kertidu: certarun mecu.) Between the prior of the Sanctuary and the inhabitants of three villages, Mularia, Orticale and Gitil for the possession of the lands of Sanctu Antipatre. Actual: ABE is present in 10 Italian Municipalities, many of which are Lombard; absent in Sardinia. ABIS is present in 109 Municipalities, with greater diffusion in Sardinia; followed by Lombardy, Piedmont, Lazio (Rome). The last name APIS is present only in 4 Municipalities of the Marche.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


Buy a heraldic document with your coat of arms



You may be interested

Heraldic Search Last name: Abis

Abisch
Nobles: Deutschland
Nobility: Adelsfamilie - Ritter
Language of the text: Deutsch

Abisco
Nobles: España (Purón)
Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

Abisi
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Conti - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Abissi
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Abisso
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document

We are making the world's largest digital archive of coats of arms
Make sure Your Family will be in it

Pricing