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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lanzavecchia


Typical of the Alessandria area of Predosa and Alexandria in particular, it also has a stock in Genoa, it derives from a nickname linked to the word lanza (spear), probably referring to the trade of weapons, traces of this surname can be found in the third and fourth Crusades with distinguished men of arms, in the second half of the 1400s with the notary Bernardo Lanzavecchia operating in Varese.

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

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