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Einaudi is typical of Cuneo and Cuneo, with a secondary stock in Turin, Inaudi is always specific to the Cuneo area, to Costigliole Saluzzo, Cuneo and Roccabruna. additions provided by Giacomo Ganza this surname, widespread especially in Piedmont, is fairly well known and originates from Val Maira in the province of Cuneo and is of Germanic origin. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi In fact, the name Einaudo or Inaudo (from which the Piedmontese surnames Einaudi and Inaudi) derives from the Germanic personal Aginwald, through the mediation of the French Enaud or Hinaud, with the meaning of skilled in handling the sword (from the union of the terms agin, that is blade, sword, and wald, which literally means to govern and, in this context, should be understood in the sense of handling, wielding). In conclusion, therefore, these are the surnames of the personal names of the founders.

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

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