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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fazio


Fazi is typical of the band of central Italy that includes Marche, Umbria, Lazio, and L'Aquila, Fazii is almost unique, Fazio is present throughout southern and northern Italy, Fazzi, rarer, has stocks in Salento, in the Enna area. , in Tuscany and in the north, Fazzio, very rare of the Catania area, derives from the medieval name Fatius apheresis of the medieval name Bonifatius, of which we have an example with Bonifazius (Bonifatius) from Canossa feudatory of the emperor Otto III in the 11th century.

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

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