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Absolutely specific of the eastern Treviso Taffarel, of the southern Treviso Taffarello, almost disappeared Taffarelli which can be considered a minor strain of the previous, Taffari is specific of menfi in the Agrigentino, Taffaro, Extremely rare, it is Sicilian, of the area between Agrigento and Palermo, should derive from the medieval name Taffarello, Italianization of the hypochoristic name of Arabic origin Tafar or Tafur (the famous biblical Putifarre), or directly From the Italianization of this name: the use of this name is noted for example in an act stipulated at Nogaredo in Trentino on October 14, 1290, in which he appears as a witness to the first Taffarello Marquardo priest of Fielis. Hypothesis provided by Giacomo Ganza It is conceivable also an origin of the surname named Christopher.

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

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