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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Arangi


Orange trees, absolutely rare, is probably due to errors of transcription of Arancio, which is typically Sicilian, very common in Palermo, Catania, Gela in the Nissian, Vittoria in the Ragusa, Agrigento, Favara and Naro in the Agrigento region, Piazza Armerina in the Enna area and Rosolini in the Syracuse area, Arangi is almost unique, Arangio is decidedly Sicilian, from Enna, Pachino and Syracuse in the Syracuse area, Vittoria in the Ragusa area and Palermo, Narangio, absolutely rare, from the Neapolitan dialect, all these surnames should derive from the medieval name Narangio (Italianate form) from the Arabic naranj, the original name of the fruit of the orange, derived from the Sanskrit nagaranga), and from its subsequent modifications, up to the Italian name Arancio.

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

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