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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cais


CAIS

Cais is typical of the Treviso area, of Conegliano, San Pietro di Feletto and Santa Lucia di Piave, of obscure origin it could be a dialectal form derived from the Latin nomen Caius, according to some it derives instead from the term callis (the small narrow streets between the houses) and would indicate a citizen origin of the progenitor.

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


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