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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lofaso


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The Faso is typically Sicilian, from Palermo, from Marineo, Bolognetta, Palermo and Roccapalumba and from Canicattì in the Agrigento area, Lofaso, almost unique, should be due to an alteration due to a transcription error of the previous one, it is possible to formulate at least three hypothesis about the possible origin of the surname, from a nickname based on the dialectal term fauso (fake, false) contracted in faso, the second hypothesis proposes a derivation from an apheretic form of the name Bonifaso (Bonifacio), the third hypothesis proposes a derivation from a Greek nickname based on the ancient Greek term ??????

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


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