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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Spia


Laspia is almost unique, La Spia, however very rare, is decidedly Sicilian, has a stock in Partinico in the Palermo area, the etymological origin would seem to derive from a nickname originating from the Sicilian dialect word spiari (ask), perhaps linked to a trade of debt collector performed by the progenitor.

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

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