Bulliri, almost unique, would seem to be from south-western Sardinia. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas BULLIRI: uncertain etymology and meaning. Bùlliri could derive from bùllire, which in northern Logudorese is synonymous with bolt = sucker. The expression bùlliri, bùlliri means "superficially"; it is used to give meaning to something not very close to it, which is about to come off its site, at any moment. The surname Bùlliri is very rare and present in only 5 Italian Municipalities, of which 2 in Sardinia: Serramanna 6 Marrubiu 3.
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