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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scardovi


Scardova, very very rare, is the area between Mantovano and Modenese, Scardovi is typical of the area between Bolognese and Ravenna, Imola in Bologna and Lugo, Russi, Alfonsine, Faenza, Ravenna and Castel Bolognese, should derive from a dialect nickname originated From the term Scardova (Scardola, a very common freshwater fish), a nickname that can either refer to the activity of river fisherman carried out by the ancestor, is to indicate a poor consideration towards the one whose nickname was destined.

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

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