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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bruson


Bruson is typical of Padua and Venice, Brusone, absolutely rare, seems to be Ligurian like Bruzone, which is practically unique and should derive from a transcription error by Bruzzone, which is very widespread and occupies the area that includes the provinces of Savona, Genoa and Alexandria, Brusoni is typical of the Milanese and Pavia areas, they should all derive from modifications of the Italian medieval name Bruzzo derived from the Latin cognomen Brutus, we remember the Bruzzo bastard son of Luchino Visconti put by these to the government of the Lodi in 1314 government that Bruzzo held until on the death of Luchino in 1319, but it is also possible that they derive from toponyms such as Castello Bruzzo (AL) in the Tortona area or even from nicknames linked to the word bruzzo, a sort of ricotta typical of the imperial area. we find traces of this surname in Altare (SV) since the second half of the 1400s. additions provided by Pierluigi Bruzzone, a very common surname in all of Liguria and more precisely in the area between Varazze and Voltri. Its origin according to some may derive from the ancient French brusson (blueberry). The starting point of this surname was the town called bruxinetti in the Voltri hinterland.

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

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