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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scaglia


Scaglia is typical of Lombardy and Piedmont, it should derive through modifications by nicknames such as ladders or Scallia attributed in the archaic age to those who lived in hills cultivated terraced, which could seem the steps of a huge staircase , probable characteristic of the parent's place of origin. A noble house of the Scaglia numbered among his titles that of Marchesi di Caluso, Mosso S. Ta Maria and Tronzano, were counts of Brusasco, Cavaglià, Marcorengo and Verrua and Baroni di Carpenetto.

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

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Nobility: Baroni - Marchesi - Nobili
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