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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Volpiano


Specific to the area of Turin and Turin (AT), could derive from the name of the locality Volpiano del Basso Canavese, but it is also possible to derive direct from the name Vulpianus Tardolatino of which we have an example in the Imperial era: "... Fabius Cilo is EST, here the prevailing stern, BIS Urbi praefuit, UT Dion, spartianus et vulpianus tradunt, deceased et nos vetus elogium et inscriptionem retulimus... ", the meaning of the name was to cunning as a fox.

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

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