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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Italiano


Italians, quite rare, has a small stock in the area that includes the Marche and Perugia, one of Teramo and Pescara and one of Roman and Latin, Italian is typical of Southern Italy, with an important stock in the Reggio and Messina areas, and one in the Palermo area, one in the Bari area and the Brindisi area. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the medieval Italian name (the modern Italo), which, in the multiethnic context of medieval Italy, emphasizes a relationship with the ethnic origins of the family (see Italy). A second hypothesis, instead, considers the Italian name as an apheresis of the medieval name Vitaliano (see Vitagliana), but, if it is valid, it should still be a secondary source. As far as the surnames in question are concerned, therefore, it is a question of the surnames of personal names of the founders, even if, in some cases, a derivation from nicknames attributed to them is not excluded.

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

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