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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bullo


BULLA | BULLI | BULLO

Bulla has Lombardi stumps, especially in the Brescia area, Rome, Catania and northern Sardinia, Bulli has a stock in the Florentine and a Roman, Bullo is typical of Venice and the Venetian, should derive from the medieval Latin name Bullus, Bulla of which we have an example in this epitaph: "En carnifex Bullus iacet sepultus hic, - Notus celebri in urbe furcifer nimis. - Taurus (novum est) et carnifex a iacent, - Funus cruentum! Hunc mortuum lugent viri ...", could also derive from modifications of the apheresis of the Lombard name Rebollus (see REBOLLO), but it is also possible that they derive from a nickname linked to the term bulla (bull, ban). additions provided by Giuseppe Concas BULLA: bulla is the bubble: a bubùlla de saboni = a soap bubble. A bubúlla or bubulùcca de sa peddi = a large pustule. Sa pinjàda fait bubullas = the pot boils, makes the bubbles. The surname is present in the ancient documents of Sardinia. The surname is present in the Condaghe of Santa Maria di Bonarcado, CSMB, 11th, 13th century. Bulla Iohanne, husband to Maria de Petra and Maria Campana? (90): Ego Remundu, prior of Bonarcado, fazo record pro fiios de Iohanne Bulla, ki partivi cun presbiteru Orzoco de Luketas. Ipse levedi at Iorgi fiiu de Maria de Petra and ego levei at Petru fiiu de Maria Campana. Et Gregori ladus a ladus; Bulla Petru and Bulla Iorgi are the sons of Iohanne. Currently the surname Bulla is present in 223 Italian Municipalities, of which 20 in Sardinia: Sassari 59, Anela 19, Alghero 15.

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


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