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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Braida


Braida is typical of the Udine area, it has a maybe secondary lineage in the Milanese area, extremely rare Brayda, and practically unique Brayde are typical of the Val di Susa in the Turin area, they all derive from the Lombard term breda or braida equivalent to the Latin proedium (farm, meadow), as well as can derive from the many toponyms containing the term Braida, such as San Giorgio in Braida (UD), Braida di Valperga (TO), Braida di Vaglio Serra (AT), etc. In a deed drawn up in Tortona we read that the judgment and vicar of the bishop Pietro Busseti on October 24, 1234, a dispute arose between the De Braida brothers and the Monastery of S. Eufemia regarding a vineyard, a renowned Genoese painter of 1500 was Giovanni Battista Braida.

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

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