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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Albino


Albini is distributed throughout Italy, but has a strong Lombard group that could derive from the toponym Albino (BG), has stocks in Liguria, in the Florentine, in Romagna, in Umbria, in the Benevento area, in the Salento area, in the area around Potenza, in the Reggio area and in the Catania area, Albino, more properly southern, has stocks in Campania, Molise, Basilicata, Puglia, Calabria and Sicily, Albinoni is absolutely rare, in addition to its derivation from toponyms containing the Albino root, these surnames may derive from the Gens Albinia or from the personal name Latin Albinius from this derivative, we report as an example Marcus Albinius military tribune of the Republican Roman era in the year 378 a. C., it is also possible a derivation from nicknames originated from physical characteristics that is from the fact that the progenitor had light skin or white hair.

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

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