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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fois


Very typical is Sardinian, it should derive from a modification of the Latin word bovis (bue), traces of this surname can be found in the second half of the 1500s with the knight Onofrio Fois of Bolotana (NU). additions provided by Massimo Fois The surname Fois could derive from Foi that is Salvatore, but probably derives from Foix, a French noble family that was King of Aragon and Count of Barcelona and from which descends the first Fois arrived on the island in 1300.

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

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