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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Canesso


Canessi, very very rare, is typical of the Rovigoto, Canesso, less rare, has a small stock in the Paduan area at Casalserugo, San Giorgio in Bosco and Galliera Veneta, and in the Vicenza area at Fara Vicentina and Rosà, these should be typical Venetian patronymic forms where the suffix -sso stands for the son of, probably referring to progenitors whose father was called Cane, a name very widespread throughout the Veneto in medieval times, such as the Veronese Cane Francesco known as Grande della Scala (1291 - 1329) Vicar General of the Santissimo Impero Cesareo in the city of Verona and with the people of Vicenza.

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

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