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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Savonarola


Savonarola, now almost disappeared, should be of Venetian origin, probably padovane, should derive from a nickname originated from a hypocoristic form of the dialect term Saonaro (soap maker) or the term saonaria (soapwort, grass Used, for its soapy properties, to wash the cloths).

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

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