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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vitagliano


Vitagliana is almost unique, Vitagliani, absolutely rare, it would be a strain in the Aquilano and one in the Foggia, Vitagliano has a strain of Campania, especially concentrated in Neapolitan, a small strain in the Foggia and Bari and in Sicily one in Catania And one in the Palermitano, Vitaliani has a small Veneto strain in the Padano area, Vicentino, Veneziana, one in Forlì and one in L'Aquila, Vitaliano has a Roman strain, one in the Salerno in Cava de ' Tirreni, Nocera Superiore and Nocera Inferiore and one in Girifalco in Catanzaro, should derive from the Latin cognomen Vitalianus of which we have an example in an ancient Roman tombstone of the Imperial Age: "Ex CoH (Orte) (Milliaria) Mauro/Rum vixit annos LX/Cla (Udius) Vitalianus mil (es)/CoH (Ortis) N filius et Fl (AVIA) Mar/cell Coniux posuit/Ael (IUS) Iucundianus Ael (IUS)/Valerianus milites ".

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

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