Ansalone is quite rare and is typical of the upper Salerno, Ansaloni is specific to Emilia, from the provinces of Modena and Bologna, Anzalone is widespread in Sicily with a strain also in Campania, Anzaloni is absolutely rare, they should all derive from the Italian-Germanic name Ansaldonus , the Latinization of the Lombard Ansoaldo, according to some it could derive from the Hebrew name Assalonne. Traces of this surname are in Sicily with Giacinto Ansalone, born November 10, 1598, in Santo Stefano Quisquina, then sanctified as a martyr with the name of San Giordano Ansalone. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli A surname typical of the nonantolana area, owes its centuries-old presence "on the spot" to the institution of agricultural participation. It is the biblical proper name Assalonne, alive in the medieval papers of Modena in the forms Ansalon, Absalon, Ansalon (12th century); a monk Ansalonus is remembered in a nonantolana paper of 1187. Source: F. Violi, Surnames in Modena and in the Modena area, 1996.
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