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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Preziosi


Precious is characteristic of Bisceglie (BA), Preziosi has a nucleus in Irpinia and in the neighboring provinces of Foggia and Naples, has a strain between the provinces of Rome and Frosinone and a small nucleus perhaps autonomous in Peruguno, precious is widespread in Lazio, Molise, Campania, Puglia and Cosentino, Preziusi, decidedly Apulian, of Minervino Murge (BA) and Foggia, Preciuso is typical of the band that includes the provinces of Naples, Avellino and Foggia. Integrations provided by Stefano Ferrazzi Precious is typical mostly of the Barese, precious, present a bit ' throughout the peninsula, has a greater concentration in the Avellinese and the Roman, precious is predominantly Southern, with a main nucleus between the Neapolitan, the Caserta and the Salerno and minor strains in the Barese, in Foggiano, in the Brindisino, in the Campobassano, in the Latinense, in the Cosentino and in the Palermitano, all these surnames derive from the precious medieval name, which was given in a gratulatory sense to a Long awaited and desired son. It is therefore a question of the cognominizations of the personal names of the ancestor.

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

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