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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lizio


Lizi, very rare, is specific to Rome, Lizio has a small stock from Campania, in Naples and Casavatore in Naples and Mirabella Eclano in the Avellino area, in Sicily he has a stock in Ramacca in Catania, Catania and Messina and in their respective provinces , Lizzio is decidedly Sicilian, with a large stock in Catania and significant presences in Acireale, Giarre, Aci Catena, Misterbianco, Mascali and Mascalucia, always in the Catania area and in Messina, should derive from the medieval name Litius, an alteration of the Latin cognomen Lydius , much better known in its female version Lidia. (see also LISI)

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

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