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ZAMBUTO | ZAMMUTO

Very rare, Zambuto is typical of south-western Sicily, of Agrigento in particular, of Ribera and Favara in the Agrigentino and of Acate in the Ragusano, Zammuto, very rare, should be also originating from the Agrigentino, should derive from a nickname Based on dialectal alterations of the Arabic word zahamt (cow) and would indicate the trade of the Hercean. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Zammuto is a Sicilian surname variant of Zambuto which derives from the Arabic ' Sam? D'o'sam? T'=taciturn, Silent. Caracausi II 1729.

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


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