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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Barbino


Barba is present as a leopard spot all over Italy, Barbè, very rare, is typical of Pavia, Barbetta is Panitalian, but with maximum concentration in Puglia, Barbetti is spread like a leopard in all of central-northern Italy, especially in Tuscany and Umbria, but with significant stocks also in the Udine, Brescia, Genoa and Roman regions, Barbi is very widespread throughout central and northern Italy, with a stock also in the Taranto area, Barbin is typically Venetian, particularly of the Rovigoto, Barbini it is specific to the band that includes Tuscany, Marche, Umbria and Lazio, Barbino, very rare, always from the umbrolatial area, Barbo, very rare, specific to Trieste and Monfalcone in the Gorizia area, these surnames may have different derivations, a first one hypothesis is that they derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from a Germanic nickname indicating a bearded man, another possibility is that they derive from the appellative dialectal barba (uncle).

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

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