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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Aggravi


Aggravi is specific to the Sienese, Sarteano, Chianciano Terme, Cetona and Radicofani, the origin of this surname could derive from the fact that it was the forefather an administrative officer in charge of managing the taxes or burdens, the use of this term we find it in the Pisan statutes of 1327: "..This adjunct, which if to any Guelco he was commanded by the Captain or by the Judice, that the dicto guelco was to pay no money to any creditor of those who had sold it vein: that if the dicto guelco felt aggravated by the decto commandment, he should have shown his agravamento and every reasons he could find from the day of the decto commandment computando, and if he did not show it, he is not understood by reason of what he while the said term was intended to show, and he should pay what he commanded was incontinent, so long as the currency of the vein does not pass ... "; traces of these surnames we find at least from 1600 in Cetona, in the first half of the 1700s we find Doctor Giuseppe Antonio Aggravi as Judge of San Quirico of the Marquis of the Chigi, we also find a Leone Aggravi who practices the profession of notary in Sarteano from 1751 to 1786 .

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

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