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CIGNA | CIGNI | CIGNO

Cigna has presences in Piedmont, Genoa, Tuscany, Campi Bisenzio and Florence in Florence and Poggibonsi in Siena, and stocks in Sicily, Canicattì in Agrigento, Palermo, Raddusa and Catania in Catania and Caltanissetta, Riesi , San Cataldo and Serradifalco in Nisseno, these Sicilian stocks could derive from a nickname based on a transliteration of the Sicilian term cinga (belt), Cigni has a stock in Reggio Emilia, a small one in Rimini, one in Tuscany, in Pomarance in Pisa , in Sovicille and Siena in the Siena area, in Cecina in the Livorno area and in Florence, Cigno, decidedly more rare, has a Sicilian stock at Gangi and Palermo in the Palermo area, they should derive from the name of the founder, probably referable to the Latin name Cygnus, derived from the name Greek Cycnos (Swan).

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


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