1. Home
  2. Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ferraris

Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ferraris


Ferrari is widespread throughout Italy, but is widespread in the north, Ferrarini is typical of the area that includes Emilia, western Veneto and eastern Lombardy, Ferrario is absolutely Lombard, Ferraris is typical of the western band of northern Italy, Ferraro it is widespread, evenly throughout Italy, Ferrarotto has a small stock in the Brescia area, an even smaller one in the Vicenza area, but the most consistent stock is in Sicily in Catania and Capo d'Orlando in the Messina area. Ferrazzano appears to originate from foggiano, Ferretti, widespread throughout the peninsula, seems more concentrated in the central north, Ferrieri should originally come from the Bari area, Ferriero has a lineage between Caserta, Naples and Avellino and one in the Lecce area. All these surnames should derive, directly or through hypocoristic or various alterations, from nicknames linked to the trade of blacksmith (from the Latin faber ferrarius)

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

Buy a heraldic document with your coat of arms

You may be interested

Heraldic Search Last name: Ferraris

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Conti - Marchesi
Language of the text: Italiano

Nobles: España (Valencia Cataluña Baleares)
Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

Variations Last name: de Ferrari - Ferrari Ardicini - Ferrario - Ferraris - Ferrarius
Nobles: Italia (Piemonte - Lombardia - Veneto - Trentino - Liguria - Emilia Romagna - Calabria - Sicilia)
Nobility: Baroni - Nobili - Conti - Marchesi - Principi
Language of the text: Italiano

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document

There is no future without a past
Consign the name of your family to History