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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Rossa


La Rossa, very rare, would appear to be the area that includes the coastal Campania and the Potentino, Larossa has a strain in Filiano in the Potentino, with a small stock in the Foggia area, La Russa is Sicilian, while Larussa is typical of Catanzaro, they should derive from nicknames, even dialectal, originating from characteristics of the place of origin, those of the red house, or from physical characteristics, such as those of the red (of hair), probably referring to the mother 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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