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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bazzaro


Bazza is from Padua, Bazzara and Bazzaro are from Friuli, Bazzo is more from Treviso, while Bazzarin, very rare, could be from the Venetian hinterland. Surnames however of Venetian origin. The "Barza" was a Venetian cargo vessel of the 1500s, and the surnames could be derived from nicknames or trades related to this type of ship, at least this is the most probable hypothesis, given the typical Veneto of their range. It cannot be ruled out however that they derive from nicknames linked to the characteristic of having the protruding chin, the bat in fact. Among the characters of a certain fame is an Antonio Bazzarin (or Bazzarini) from Rovinj, from Istria, (1784-1850), a distinguished philologist and vocabularist.

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

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