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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vigili


Vigilante has a small strain in Rome and in Latinense in Fondi and Sperlonga, a small log in Pescara, one in Termoli in Campobassano, one in Naples and Portici in Neapolitan, Salerno and Avellinese in Solofra, Avellino, Ariano Irpino and Nusco, one in Foggia, San Marco in Lamis , Rignano Garganico, San Severo, San Nicander garganico and Torremaggiore in Foggia and Spinazzola Nel Barese, one in Potenza and one in the Cosentino in Corigliano Calabro and San Basile, vigilants, absolutely rare, is probably due to wrong transcriptions of the Previous, Vigilant has some puny presence in Campania, Calabria and Sicily, vigilant, equally rare, has some presence in Lombardy, Tuscany and Lazio, coward, absolutely very rare, also has presences in Lazio, Campania and Calabria, Viglianti has a log in Veroli in Frusinate and Rome, and one in the Messina at Castel di Lucio and Mistretta, all these surnames should derive, directly or through dialectal contractions, by nicknames based on the term vigilante (the one who supervises, Sentinel, Guardian), thus indicating probably the profession of the ancestor.

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

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