Scanferla is typically Veneto, of Padua in particular, and in the Paduan of Cadoneghe, Vigonza, Rains of Sacco and Rob, of Vigonovo, Venice, Stra and Dolo in the Venetian and of Grisignano di Zocco in Vicenza, should derive from the name of the hamlet Scanferla of Vigonovo In the Venetian. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli surname Veneto. According to D. Olivieri 247 derives from the dialect voice Bergamo Gerardo = crutches.
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