Chiani has a nucleus between Rome and Viterbo and a significant presence in the high Florentine, Chianini is very rare and is probably Tuscan, Chiano is practically unique, we can hypothesize that they come from the apheresis of Byzantine or late Latin names like Eutychianus we remember an Eutychian Pope from 275 to 283. additions provided by Giacomo Ganza / Villa di Tirano (SO) given the geographical location it could also suggest a toponym of the province of Arezzo Val di Chiana, the valley furrow of the Chiani river. The Chianina is a breed of cows native to the aforementioned valley. They are completely white cows, very good for meat. Bred in Tuscany since immemorial times, today they are also bred in the Americas.
Very rare it is typical of the province of Caltanissetta, it should derive from the apheresis of the Latin name of Iberian origin Eutychianus; Chianus as a name was used by the Lombards, but it could also have originated from a dialectal nickname.
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