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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Zanchin


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Zanca is typical of Verona and surrounding areas of the Brescia and Mantua, with a strain also in the Pesarese, Zancarella, is practically unique, Zancarelli, almost unique, is of the Ternano, Zancarello, absolutely rare, is specific to Venice, Zanchi very widespread in Lombardy and the province of Venice has an original nucleus also in the Areto, Siena and Perugino, Zanchin, decidedly Veneto, is particularly widespread in Padovano, Zanco is specific to Venetian and Treviso, derive all, directly or through Hypochoristic, from nicknames originated from dialect terms for well-washed, lame, with crooked legs or from the word zanche, a type of late medieval shoe or even from the dialect term Lombardo Zanchi (stilts).

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


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