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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Agnino


Agnini is present sporadically throughout Italy, Agnino has a very small stock in the Neapolitan and one more consistent in San Giorgio Ionico and Taranto in the Tarantino, they should derive from the medieval name Agninus, a hypocoristic of the Latin term agnus (lamb), name given by Christian devotion in memory of Christ Agnus Dei (lamb of God). It should also be remembered that in some cases these may be surnames attributed to foundlings. hypotheses provided by Vittorio Agnini the Agninis originate from Agnino, a small pese of Lunigiana now in the Municipality of Fivizzano. In 1600 some became famous lawyers in Tuscany, others, it is believed that they moved in 1400 to Naples. A certain Paolo who traded with the Venetosi family in Finale Emilia where he gave rise to copious descent. in Naples the surname varied from De Agnino in Agnino and in Agnini. others created descendants in Mileto and San Giorgio Ionico; the story of the family is told in the book GENS AGNINI, written by Vittorio Agnini. Other branches were created in Catania and Rome. The surname DAGNINO was also started in Voltri by a group that wanted to highlight its origin

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

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