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Tobia is a Panitaliano surname, has stumps in the Bresciano, in Savona and Turin, in Rome and in Abruzzo, in Salerno and Sicily in Trapani and Palermo, Tobiello, extremely rare, is of the Casertano, Tobini, absolutely rarest, it would be the center Italy, Tobino, just as rare, it looks like the area that includes the Spezzino, the Carrarese and the Lucchese, Tobio is almost unique, all these surnames derive, directly or through hypochoristic more or less dialectal, named Tobia derived from the biblical name Tobijah (which pleases the Lord)

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

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