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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pensabene


Pensabene has a Palermo nucleus and a stock in Milazzo (ME) and in the Reggio area, in particular in Fiumara, it also has a stock in Livorno, Pensabeni, absolutely rare, it would seem to be from Bologna, Pensibene is almost unique and is probably due to errors in transcription , it could be surnames attributed to foundlings to whom good thoughts were hoped. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi Pensabene is more typically Sicilian-Calabrian, with larger stocks between the Reggio, Palermo and Messina areas, but minor stocks are found above all in the north and central north of the country, Pensabeni, very rare, is present exclusively in Bologna, Pensibene, almost unique, is a Pensabene transcription error, all these surnames derived from the medieval name Pensabene, attributed to the newborn as a wish for intelligence or, in any case, judgment. It is therefore a question of the surnames of the personal names of the founders.

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

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