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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Langiu


LANGIU

Langiu is typical of northern Sardinia, of Olbia, Oschiri, Tempio Pausania and Monti in Gallura, of Sassari and Ozieri in the Sassari area and of Nuoro, it should derive from a nickname based on the Sardinian word làngiu (thin, dry, haggard), probably to emphasize a particular thinness 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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