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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Breviglieri


Breveglieri is decidedly Emilian, specific to the area that includes Modena, Bologna and Ferrara, Breviglieri is specific to the area that includes Mantua, Modena, upper Bologna and Rovigo, Brevigliero, absolutely rare, is from the Rovigoto, it could derive from the fact that the progenitors were hunters of birds with the breviceglio (sort of stick sprinkled with mistletoe), a second hypothesis would even make them derive from the Gallic term briva (bridge) and would like these surnames to have originated from the profession of control officer and maintenance of the bridges carried out by the founders.

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

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