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Valenza has a strain in the Alexandrian and Genoese, which probably derives from the toponym Valenza po (AL), strains in Mantua, between the province of Rome and that of Latina, strains in Puglia and an important nucleus in central-western Sicily, Valenzi is typical of Province of Rome, should derive from the Latin nomen Valentius of which we find an example in this ancient Latin plaque: "... Q (uintus) Herennius etruscus Messius Decius elder CAEs (AR) et C (aius) Valentius hostilianus Messius Q (uintus) Nobil (issimus) CAEs (AR)... ", although in some cases it is possible to derive from one of the many place names with the root-valence.

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

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