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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Contadino


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Contadin is typical of the area between Vicenza and Padua of Lozzo Atestino (PD) and Agugliaro (VI), Contadini is in the area that includes Marche, Umbria and Lazio, Contadino is specific to Catania. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the medieval name Contadino, which, like other old names like Campagnolo, Pagano, Villano, etc., should be understood in the ethnic sense of coming from the countryside, from the countryside. From a historical point of view, traces of this name are found in Siena in 1218, when a certain Contadino di Beringhieri is mentioned in a deed of sale. As far as the surnames in question are concerned, therefore, these are the surnames of the personal names of the founders, even if in some cases a derivation from nicknames or trade names is not excluded.

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


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