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Toselli has a Piedmontese and Lombard strain, an Emilian concentrate in Bolognese and Ferrarese, and a Latium, Tosello has a Veneto strain between Padua and Trevisano and a Piedmontese, especially in Cuneo, Tosetti should be of Origin comasche, Tosetto is Decidedly Veneto, Tosi and Toso are widespread throughout northern Italy, should derive, directly or through hypochoristic, the word dialect Toso (boy) in turn derived from the Latin tonsus (shaved), probably for the custom of cutting very Shorts The hair of the boys, in some cases may however also derive from names of localities, as mentioned in an act of 1222 in Bergamo: "... Home a plodata que erat quinque tegetibus super que erat spacia viginti quinque et que erat impart aratoria que jacet in Tosilio... " It is also possible that in some cases derive from nicknames originated from the archaic Tosello term (canopy) perhaps to indicate in the founder a person particularly Tronfia. Trace of this surname is located in Siena in 1200 with a certain Ugolinus de Toso de Montemasso.

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

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