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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Alemani


Alamanno, practically unique is probably a mistake of transcription of Alemanno, Alemani is typical of the Milanese, as Alemano, almost unique, probably due to transcription errors, Alemanni has a Salento and a Milanese core, Alemanno is typical of Salento, Allamani, almost unique, it is from the north, Allamano, absolutely rare, it would seem from Turin, Almanno, extremely rare, is from the south, they should all derive from modifications of the Lombard term arimanno (free man), but an ethnic root is also possible, alemanni as coming from Alemagna (Germany), we must also consider that in medieval times Alamanno and Alemanno had become quite common names: "... iudico pro anima mea et filii mei Alamanni et parentum meorum suprascriptae ecclesiae Sancti Iacobi ...". Traces of this type of surname can be found, for example, in Alexandria in a text of 1107: "... per successionem Alberti Alamanni filii quondam Guidonis marchionis fratris et cognati nostri ...".

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

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