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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ambra


AMBRA | AMBRO

Ambra has a Roman stock, a Neapolitan one and in Pozzuoli and Quarto always in the Neapolitan and one Sicilian, in Catania and Acireale in the Catania area, in Caltanissetta and San Cataldo in Nisseno and in Taormina in Messina, Ambro, almost unique, is derived from Palermo, should derive from the Greek name Ambar (light), or even directly from the Arabic term from which this is derived, that is anbar (bright).

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


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