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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pigo


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Pigazzi is very rare and would appear to be from the Como area, Pigazzini is characteristic of the Lecco area, Calolziocorte, Carenno, Lecco and Torre de 'Busi, Pighi has a lineage in Piacenza and Parma and one in the Verona area, Pigo, absolutely rare, is from the Gorizia area, Pigone , almost unique, should be due to a mistaken transcription of the surname Pigoni, which is typical of the area that includes La Spezia, Carrara, Parma, Reggio Emilia and Modena, Pigozzi has a stock in Emilia and one likely in the Verona area, Piguzzi, very very rare, would seem to be typical of the Reggio area, of Villa Minozzo in particular, should derive, directly or through various hypocoristic or accretive forms, from the medieval name Pigus, of which we have an example in the History of the city of Vicenza, where it is mentioned among the Sapientes elected for the Quarterio Portae Novae, for the year 1266, a Dominus Pigus de Caldogno, could also derive from nicknames originated from hypocorisms of the Italian term to rcaico pigo (youngster, dandy).

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


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