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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Savasti


Savasta, quite rare, it is Sicilian specific, Savastano is typical of Campania, of the area that includes the Casertano, the Neapolitan and the Salernitano, Savasti, almost unique, it is of the Neapolitan, Savastio, very very rare, it would seem of the foggian, they should all Derive from the Palestinian name Savasta or Sabasta the ancient Samaria or from the ethnic region of the same name. A trace of this cognominization we find with Monsignor Ignazio Savastano Bishop of Gallipoli from 1759 to 1769. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Savasta is the Sicilian surname from the Greek surname Sevastós, derived from the adjective ' sevastós ' = honoured.

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

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