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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vasco


Vaschi is absolutely very rare, Vascio, practically unique, would seem Sicilian, Vasco has a small strain in Nola in Naples, a strain to Gioia del Colle in Bari, Taranto and Foggia, and in Sicily to Naro in Agrigentino, Enna and Modica in Ragusano, Vasconi has a nucleus between Varese and Milanese and one in the Grossetano, can derive, directly or through hypochoristic either from the name renaissance of Iberian Origin Vasco (Vasco de Gama Portuguese Navigator), and from the ethnic term Vasco (Basque, of the regions Basche) or nest (of Gascony region French).

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

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