Typical Sardinian surname of Gallura. additions provided by Massimo Luciano In Gallurese there is a tendency to transform the nexus "el" into "al", so Alias could be the Gallurese variant of the Sardinian Elias (Elia), in Gallura the proper name of person Elia is exactly Alias. The surname should therefore derive from a surname of the proper name of the progenitor.
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