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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lei


She has a lineage in Modena in Modena, Formigine, Sassuolo and Prignano sulla Secchia and one in Sassari in Ploaghe and Nulvi, Ley is absolutely rare, the Sardinian stock could derive from the apheresis of the name Mallei (Maddalena in Sardinian) or from a nickname originated from the Sardinian word lei (law, law).

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

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