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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Petazzo


Petazzi is typically Lombard, in the area that includes the Milanese, the Como area and the Varese area, Pettazzi has a small Milanese stock, one from Turin and one very small from Quattordio nell'alessandrino, Petazzini, absolutely rare, it would seem to be from Mantua, Petazzo, very very rare, it would seem Friulian, Petazzoni is from Emilia in the area that includes the Ferrarese, the Bolognese and the Modena area, Pettazzoni, also from Emilia, is specific to the Modena area, Bologna, Bologna and Crevalcore in Bologna in particular and to Modena and Castelfranco Emilia in the Modena area, with branches also in Cento in the Ferrara area, should all derive directly or through hypochoristic or accretive, from dialectal modifications of the name Petrus, through the modifications in Petrass and later in Italianized Petass then in Petazzo. Traces of these surnames can be found, for example, in Trieste in the second half of the 1300s with the noble house of Petazzi, in the Istrian Diplomatic Code we read that on 3 October 1381 the Municipality of Trieste sent the patricians Nicolò Cigotto and Adelmo Petazzi to Venice to ratify the peace treaty of Turin, with which Trieste is emancipated from Venice and Aquileja.

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

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