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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fantino


FANTIN | FANTINI | FANTINO

Fantin is specific to the Veneto region, Fantini is typical of all the central north, Fantino, typical of western Piedmont, would seem to have a strain also in the Udine area, they should all derive from the medieval name Fantino of which there are traces already before 1000, towards the end of the 6th century in Monreale the Defensor (lawyer) Fantinus is mentioned in some letters, then we remember San Fantino of Calabria who died towards the end of the IXth century and Fantino Dandolo bishop of Padua in 1400.

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


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