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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Evaristo


Evarista is almost unique, Evaristi, very rare, is from the Florentine, Evaristo, equally rare, would seem to be from Salerno. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the medieval name Evaristo, the Italianization of the Greek personal Euarestos, which, composed of the terms eu (good) and arestòs (pleasant, pleasing), can be translated as well pleasing , with a pleasant appearance or personality (see Piacente): from the etymological point of view, however, it should be noted that the adaptation in Evaristo is affected by an approach with the term àristos (the best, perfect), which, in effect, is found more frequently in Greek onomastics (just think of the names Aristide, Aristodemo, Aristotle, Aristarchus, etc.). As far as the surnames in question are concerned, therefore, these are the surnames of the personal names of the founders.

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

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