Raspo, very rare, it is typically Piedmontese, Savigliano and Fossano in Cuneese, RASPI, absolutely rare, it would seem Tuscan, Raspone would seem Apulian, has a stump in Vico del Gargano in Foggia and Bari, and presences in Calabria, Rasponi has a strain to Cesena, should derive, directly or through accreitive, from the medieval name Raspus, of which we have an example of use with a certain Raspus from Villamontagna in Trentino, or from the nickname Raspo of which we have an example in this medieval text: ".. Huius Familiâ in Henrico II. Exstinctâ, Conradus salicus imperator Consobrino Ludovico Barbato Comiti, former Aurelianensium principum Domo, Provinciam Dedit, deceased posterity Landgraviorum Titan (quô primum ludovicum Barbari nepotem socer lotharius imperator ornavit) ad Saeculum usque XIII. EAM Tenuêre. In Postremis Hermannus fuit, which duo Filii, Henricus Raspo dictus, et Ludovicus, Praeterea filia, which Iudithae nomen, Theodoric Misniae Marchioni elocata. Atque istis suô fatô, Nullâ relictâ masculâ i, Defunctis, Inde Henricus Illustris, Theodoric ex Iuditha filius, Hinc Sophia Ludwig Nata, Opulentam adeo hereditatem ex axis utraque Sibi asseruit.. ", name and nickname originated from the Germanic name Rasp, with the Meaning of the one who collects, name in turn originated from the Germanic term rasper, a noun derived from the medieval verb, always Germanic, raspon (collect, accumulate, seek). Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Raspo is Piedmontese, Ligurian and Tuscan surname which admits a variety of hypotheses: 1. Variant of the surname base Raspa which could derive from the noun femm. ' Rasp ' deverbal of the verb ' raspare < germanic ' raspôn ' = scrape.
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