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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vuoso


Vuoso, quite rare, is specific to the island of Ischia, in Neapolitan, of Barano D'ischia in particular, of obscure etymological origins, could derive from a nickname originated from the Neapolitan term vuoso (I want, voice of the verb to want), perhaps to Emphasize a particularly domineering character of the ancestor. Hypothesis provided by Carmela Vuoso we pass on the news that the surname Vuoso should derive from the dialect ' Nzevoso ' (greasy or dirty), probably motivated by the humble trades carried out in the past, such as the charcoal or the untore of shutters.

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

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