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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Agus


Agos, absolutely extremely rare, Agus, a typical Sardinian from the Nuorese and Cagliari especially, should derive from a nickname originating from the Sardinian word agus (needles) originated perhaps from a nickname linked to the ancestor's trade. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas AGUS; AGOS: needle, from the Latin acus; from the Greek (άκίς -). We find it in ancient papers. Among the signatories of the Peace of Eleonora, there are: Agos (de) Joanne, (de villa de Muchiano - disappeared village; otherwise known as Musitanu; located in the countryside of Padria. The medieval village or villa belonged to the Curadorìa of Caputabbas, in the kingdom of Torres At the beginning of the 15th century, its inhabitants moved to the nearby center of Padria), sindicus, actor, et etc. Contrate Castri Montis de Verro (the sindicus, actor etc. was governor of the Contrada di Castri Montis de Verro); Agos (de) Joanne, jurato Culleri villas (* Cuglieri - was the capital of the Contrada di Castri Montis de Verro); Agus (de) Barisono, jurato villas Mogoreda (* Mogorella - Contrate Partis Alença). The same Agos de Joanne (already mentioned) we find quoted in the work of Ionnis Francisci Farae - De Rebus Sardois III, (oppidi de Muchiano) always as sindicus, actor etc. encontrada Castri Montis Verri. The surname Agus is currently the most widespread. It is present in as many as 192 Italian Municipalities, of which 74 are in Sardinia: Cagliari 152, Dolianonova 146, Quartu SE 94, Ghilarza 52, Lanusei 47, Escalaplano 46, etc. Agos is present in only 7 Italian Municipalities: 2 in Piedmont, 2 in Veneto, 1 in Liguria, 1 in E. Romagna and 1 in Sardinia: precisely in Cuglieri (5), which is still the most important inhabited center of the MontiVerro.

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

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