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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ferranti


Ferranta is almost unique, Ferrante is widespread throughout Italy, but particularly in the central south, Ferrantelli is specific to western Sicily, to Alcamo and Castellammare del Golfo in the Trapani area, to Burgio in the Agrigento region and to Palermo and Palermo, Ferrantello is specific of Mazara del Vallo in the Trapani area, Ferranti has an Emilian lineage between Bologna and Ferrara, has a large nucleus in the belt that includes the Marche, Umbria and Lazio, a small stock in Naples and one in Sicily, Ferrantin, extremely rare, it would seem to originate from the Paduan area, Ferrantini has a stock in the Florentine area and one in the area that includes the Terni area, the Viterbo area and the Roman area, Ferrantino has a Campania stock in Torre del Greco and Procida in the Naples area, in Avellino and Sant'Angelo dei Lombardi in the Avellino area and in Salerno and Aversa in the Caserta area, I also present a strain, even more important, in the Foggia area of Monte Sant'Angelo, Foggia, Manfredonia and Mattinata, Ferrantone, extremely rare, is of the Theatine, all these surnames should derive, directly or through hypocoristic or accretive, from the French medieval name Ferrant, it could also be a derivation from a nickname originated from the fact that the progenitor had reddish gray hair, rust color.

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

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