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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Laferrera


FERRERA | LA | LAFERRERA

The Ferrera is typical Sicilian, of Gagliano Castelferrato (EN) in particular, with a strain, probably secondary, in Catania, Laferrera is practically unique, in some cases it could derive from the toponym Ferrera (ME), but more probably it was born from places where there was a quarry of ferrous material. additions provided by Andrea Ferreri - Milan La Ferrera is a Sicilian surname widespread in the provinces of Enna and Catania. Epicenter in the municipality of Gagliano Castelferrato (2nd surname in order of frequency), Laferrera was formed due to an error in the transcription of La Ferrera. Extremely rare, present only in Gagliano Castelferrato.

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


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