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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fenati


Fenati is specific to Ravenna and the Ravenna area, Lugo, Bagnacavallo, Russi, Faenza and Fusignano, Fenato, much rarer, is of the Trevisano, of Montebelluna in particular, should derive from medieval nicknames linked to the Latin term foenus (hay), to perhaps indicate that the founders were agricultural workers involved in cutting and storing and distributing hay.

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

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