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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Tauro


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The Tauro is typically Sicilian of the Catania area, of Militello in the Val di Catania, San Michele of Ganzaria and Aci Catena, it should derive from the founders whose name was Taurus (see TAURI).

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

TAURi | TAURINI | TAURINO | TAURO

Taurini, absolutely very rare and Tauri, almost unique, it should be due to an alteration of Taurus, which has various strains, in Rome, in Abruzzo in the Pescara in Penne, Bussi on Tirino, Montesilvano and Pescara, Mirabella Eclano in the Avellinese and Caserta, the most Consisting of Puglia in the Barese, especially in Monopoli and Castellana Grotte, and in Castellana Grotte in the Brindisino, and in the Matera at Tursi, Taurino has a stump in Rome, one in Naples, and the main strain is in Puglia, where it is very widespread in the Lecce in Campi Salentina , San Donato di Lecce, Lecce, San Cesario di Lecce, Squinzano and Monteroni di Lecce, in the Brindisi in San Pancrazio Salentino, Taranto, Bari and Foggia, should derive, directly or through a hypochoristic, from the Latin name of Greek origin Taurus (Taurus), Quoted for example in the Noctes Atticae of Gellius: "... Philosophus Taurus, Vir memory Our in Platonic discipline celebratus, in the same vein, he was born in the city of the city, where he was the first to go to the table..............

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


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