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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fogu


FOGU

Fogu, typically Sardinian, has a stock in Gallura in Oschiri and San Teodoro, one in Cagliari and one in the Iglesias in San Giovanni Suergiu and Iglesias, it should derive from the Sardinian word fogu (fire), perhaps meant as a family, perhaps indicating a of home, of the village. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas FOGU: focu in the central dialects; fogu nel campidanese = fire; from the Latin focus. Fire is the symbol of life; the Greek word lampàs (??????) = light, fire is also an allegory of Christian baptism, remembered in the birth of St. John the Baptist - June 24 (Web: Giuseppe Concas - June almanac). Fire is also one of the four substances, principles of the Cosmos: water, earth, air, fire. From which the world originated (the Big Bang): principle of the birth of the Universe, religiously understood as God the Creator (see in the Web _ Giuseppe Concas - rime "sa nea de su mundu"). Su fogu de Sant'Antoni = St. Anthony's fire is a rash disease, generally of adult age,

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


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