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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Festa


Festa is widespread throughout the Italian peninsular, both in the north and in the south, Festi has a stock in the area that includes Trentino, Brescia and Verona, with a strain also in Bologna and Ferrara, Festo, absolutely rare, it is typical of the Gargano area, they can derive from the name Festus, we remember the holy town Festus, whose name should be derived from the late Latin word festus (festive) used as a name for children born on a feast day, or attributed as a wish for a festive life.

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

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