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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fagnano


Fagnani has strains in Milan, Varese, Verona, Bologna and Lucca, Abruzzo and Molise and Lazio, Fagnano has a stock in Chieti, in the Theatine area and in the neighboring Pescara area, one in Campobasso, and one in the lower Potenza area. they should derive from the many toponyms Fagnano that are found in the provinces of Milan, Varese, Verona, Bologna, Lucca, L'Aquila, Pescara and Cosenza, but it is also possible that they derive from landed properties of the Gens Fannia, whose inhabitants could be identified with the name of Faniani, or that the capostites were freedmen or in any case the clients of a Fannius.

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

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