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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lemma


Lemma has a nucleus between lower Lazio and upper Campania, a stock in the Bari area and significant presence in Calabria and Basilicata, Lemme, very rare, has a strain between southern Abruzzo and Molise, Lemmi is typical of upper Tuscany and Umbria, Lemmo , very very rare, it is from Campania, they should all deduce from modifications of the apheresis of the name Guglielmo, of this use we have an example in Pisa in 1330, in the Pisan Annales in fact we can read: "... before it was (as we have seen ) that Pisa should send Pope John XXII a return to the Church. To this effect, they sent Guinicello Buzzaccherini, Niccolò Gualandi and Albizzo da Vico to Avignon Lemmo ... ".

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

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