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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Levanti


Levante, has a stock in the Neapolitan, one in Salento and one in Scicli (RG), it should derive from an indicative of the place of origin, Levanti extremely rare should be of distant Ligurian origin, in Liguria towards the end of 1400 we find a Tommaso Levanti , probably so called because it comes from the east. After moving to Sicily in the 1500s, the patrician family entered positions of power alongside the local nobility.

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

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