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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Albani


The origin of this surname is quite varied. The first possibility is that it is a derivation from a Roman toponym Alba present in various areas of Italy, from the Piedmontese Alba Pompeia (Alba) to the more famous Alba Longa. A second theory is that the surname derives from a late Latin name Albanus, while a third plausible hypothesis is that it derives from a medieval toponym Albano, present in many parts of Italy. The first traces of these surnames are from the 1500s.

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

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