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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Florino


Florin, almost unique, would seem Tuscan, Florini is typical of the Modena and Bologna area, in particular Pavullo nel Frignano, Lama Mocogno and Castelnuovo Rangone in the Modena area and Bologna, with a small stock also in the Grosseto area, Florino is instead typical of the Neapolitan area, Caserta, should derive from the medieval name Florinus, particularly widespread both in the Germanic and northern Italian area in medieval times, of this name we have an example in a Finis Charter of the year 1174 in Milan: "Year dominice incarnacionis thousandth cent septuagesimo fourth, sixth kalendas magii, index septima Finem fecit Florinus qui dicitur Armanigra, from loco Villa Alba, in domno Iohanne qui dicitur de Arzago, abbot monasteries Sancti Ambrosii, ubi eius sanctum requiescit corpus, sciti infra moat Mediolani, ad partem et utilitatem ipsius monasterii ... ".

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

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