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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scandura


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Scandura is specific to Catanese, Scandurra, originally from Catania, is distributed throughout eastern Sicily, with a strain also in Neapolitan, Scandurri seems absent in Italy, Scandurro, almost unique, are probably due to errors of Transcription, should derive from nicknames originated from the Arabic word qhandurha (robe, camiciotto). The noble House of Scandurra has a more ancient Syracusan strain and a Catania that enjoys from 1768 the title of Barons of Salsetta and mountain in the Agrigentino.).

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


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