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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cangelosi


Cangelosi is typically Sicilian from Palermo with large appearances also in the Palermo area, in Pollina, Cefalù, Castelbuono, San Giuseppe Jato, Bagheria, Marineo and Castellana Sicula, significant presences are also found in the Trapani area, in Poggioreale and Alcamo, the only hypothesis even if unreliable consists of a connection with the medieval name Cangemius. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Cangelosi is a widespread surname especially in Sicily which means: "change the women". G. Rohlfs, Dictionary of historical surnames in eastern Sicily, 1984, p. 60.

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

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