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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Virzi


Virzio now disappeared is native of Friuli, Virzi is very rare, it should be a mistake of transcription of the much more common Virzì which is certainly of Sicilian origin, Virzo absolutely rare seems to be Neapolitan, should derive from cognomen Latino Virzius (Virtius), of which we have traces from the first century after Christ, in a funeral altar, in Friuli, appears the name of Lucius Virtius Albino and in the Vesuvian eruption of 79 A.D. perishes such a Marco Virzio that is commemorated in a funeral monument Of the Time: "Mil (ITI) [l] eg (Ionis) I Traian (AE) annor (UM) XXI

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

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