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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Verga


Verga has a Lombard and a Sicilian nucleus, Virga is typical of central-western Sicily, should derive from nicknames originated from the craft of shepherd characterized by the use of a rod (Virga in Sicilian dialect) to control and guide the Armenti, notable character was Giovanni Verga (1840-1922) The famous writer Catania de I Malavoglia.

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

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