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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cannoni


Cannon is widespread in Lazio and Puglia, with significant stocks also in the Piceno, Theatine, Neapolitan and Sicily in Trapani, Palermo, Messina, Catania and Syracuse, Cannoni is typical of the Tuscan area that includes the Florentine, the Arezzo area and the Sienese, from Perugia. of the Roman, with a stock also in Sardinia in Ittiri, Sassari and Alghero in the Sassari area, it could derive in some cases from toponyms containing the root Canne or Cannone, but, in most cases it derives from the medieval name Cannonus, of which we have an example in the fifth century a. C. with the Athenian statesman and legislator Cannonus also mentioned by Xenophonte and, in times closer to us with Cannonus de Ganducio merchant and banker of the thirteenth century in the Alexandrian.

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

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