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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cassulo


Cassullo, very very rare, has a Ligurian, Piedmontese and one in the Molise, Cassulo, exclusively Piedmontese, has a lineage in the Alessandria area in Capriata d'Orba, Novi Ligure and Ovada and in Rivarolo canavese in Turin, Cazzulo is specific to Alexandrian, of Castelletto d'Orba, Ovada, Alessandria and Novi Ligure, and of the Genoese from Genoa in particular, Cazzullo, absolutely rare, is perhaps from the Cuneo area, could derive from the medieval term cazzuolo or chalçuolo (a kind of mold for the fusion of the silver and precious metals), of this tool we have an example in this recipe of 1364: "... And then you put this to give chill to the smell: tolgli six otavi of pesto glass and one otavo of ox bone, chotto and pesto, and a otavo of schalgliuola of iron of smith, and wash it well and mix together and put them upstairs in the chalçuolo, where he gave rise to the wind ... ", perhaps to indicate that the founders made the silversmiths. additions provided by Daniele Zaia In all variations this Piedmontese surname derives from the dialectal word casù, which means ladle.

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

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