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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ballarino


Ballarin has a Friulian lineage between Trieste and Fontanafredda (PN) and a very important Venetian one in Venice, Chioggia and Cavallino-Treporti in the Venetian dialect and Vittorio Veneto (TV), Ballarini is very popular in Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia and Marche, Ballarino has a strain between Genoa and Montoggio (GE), one in Margherita Di Savoia (FG) and Galatina (LE), with significant presences also in the Messina and Catania areas, Ballerin has a line between Castello Tesino (TN) and Trento, Ballerini is typical of Lombardy, Emilia and Tuscany, Dancer has a stock in Naples. The origin of these surnames is most likely a relative nickname or the ability in dance or the type of behavior. additions provided by Marco Ballarin Ballarin is a surname that can have two derivations. First from the so-called lands dancers, that is from Friuli, therefore he who comes from those countries. The second linked to the dance that makes someone who finds himself in his shoes a piece of incandescent glass. Indeed this surname is very well known in the province of Venice. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli BALLARINI - Together with the Ballerini variant it is a surname of supernominal origin to dance to, but it cannot be excluded that for some Ballarini, in the Veneto Ballarìn, the meaning is «merchant of balls» from the dialect bala «palla».

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

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