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All probably Sardinians, Virde is specific to Nuorese, Silanus, Nuoro and Macomer, with presences also in the Oristano and Medio Campidano, Virdi, much rarer, has some presence in Sardinia and here and there for Italy, Virdis is a surname typically Sardinian, widespread Throughout Sardinia, especially on the western side, it should be a matronymic or patronymic form referring to the families of the children of one or a green medieval Italian name both feminine and masculine, which should have given rise to the first two, The use of this name in Tuscany and Sardinia can be found at least from 1200. Integrations provided by Giuseppe Concas VIRDE; VIRDI; VIRDIS: Virde, Birde, Birdi, Virdi, Bidri, Irdi, Irde (last name) = Green; From the Latin viridis. Imbirdigài = green; Concaìrdi (green head) = Mallard, also called Pibidoni. On verdarollu = the Verdone (bird). Virde, Virdi and Virdis are present as surnames in Sardinian documents since the medieval period. Among the signatories of the Peace of Eleanor, LPDE, of 1388, we find:

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

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