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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scalvini


Typical Bresciano, should derive from the name of the Val di Scalve, or from one of the various fractions called Scalvino that are located in Bergamo and Brescia, traces of this cognitive will have for example in 1500 in Brescia where a certain Giuseppe Scalvino or De Scalve thus writes in an application for the assumption to the commune of Brescia: "... Begging Joseph De Scalve Admitti Pro engineery Absque mercede... ", of the shallots We have traces also in an act drawn up in Sondrio in 1600, where it reads:"... Obligatio nobilis Domini Nicolai Lavizarii Sondrii in Quadris Nobilium, Vicinorum, Scalvinorum et Castioni comunis Clurii... ". Additions provided by Giacomo Ganza/Villa di Tirano (SO) surname quite widespread in the lower Bresciana as well as in Brescia city. It derives from the Valley of Scalve (BG), a side valley of Valcamonica.

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

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