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Vetri is typically Sicilian, with a main strain in Enna, and with significant presences also at Valguarnera Caropepe in Ennese, Catania and Palermo, Vetro, always Sicilian, has a very large strain to Favara in the Agrigentino and, always in the Agrigentino to Agrigento, Porto empedocle and Palma de Montichiaro, with a strain also in Palermo, should derive from the name Latin name Vetrius or Vettrius, but it is not unlikely also the possibility, given the area of diffusion especially the second, whether it is An italianization of the Albanian name Veton. Integrations provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Vetri is a Sicilian surname derived from the Vetere surname, from the Latin ' vetus/veteris ' = old. Caracausi II 1702.

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

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