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Digger is typically Apulian, of the Foggiano, of the tarentine and above all of the Leccese, sappers, almost unique, it seems to be an altered form of the previous one found in central Italy, this surname should derive from nicknames attributed to the founder That they were doing the land hoe, they were dedicated to the most humble agricultural work.

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


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