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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Losi


Losi, in addition to the large Lombard Emilian core, has stocks in Tuscany, Liguria and eastern Sicily, Loss is typical of the Trentino, of Canal San Bovo and Fiera di Primiero above all, Lossi has a small stock in the lower Brescia area and one in the Lucca area, Loso, almost unique, would appear to be from Campania, Losso has a stock between the provinces of Bolzano and Belluno and one in the Cosenza area, could derive from the medieval name Lossus of which we have an example in 1500: "... Lossus me puerum docuit, quem tabida pestis hulcere septeno conficit emeritum .... ", but it is also possible a derivation from apheretic forms of Latin medieval names like Colossus.

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

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