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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bellizzi


Surnames spread all over Italy, with prevalence in different areas, Bellia is mainly Sicilian, in particular in Catania, but also from Palermo, Agrigento and Nisseno, Bellitti is southern, with small stocks in the Agrigento, Neapolitan, Foggia and Potentino areas. and in the Taranto area, Bellitto, certainly also southern, has a stock in the Messina and Catania areas and one in the Matera area, Bellizzi has a large stock in the Cosenza area, in San Basile, Castrovillari, Sant'Agata di Esaro, Firmo and Saraceno, with a also in the Crotone dialect at Rocca di Neto, a stock in Bari and Naples, Bellizzo seems to be unique, their origin is attributable to one of the many toponyms with the bell-root, as for example Bellizzi in the Salerno area, in the Isernia area or nell'avellinese, or San Lorenzo Bellizzi in the Cosenza area, or a nickname always linked to the beautiful word used as an attribute.

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

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