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Both Zanier and Zannier are specific to all of Friuli, Zanieri is typically Tuscan, Prato, Florence and the Florentine in particular, it should be treated with cumulative formulas in-yesterday, where the suffix is to indicate those of, referring to the form apheretic Dialectal Zani or Zanni, derived from the name John, probably brought by the father of the ancestor, according to another theory these surnames would derive instead from dialectal modifications of the name Gennaro, attributed to children born in January, and Probably brought by the founder according to this hypothesis.

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

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