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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Zavaglini


Zavagli is typical of the area that includes the Bolognese, the Forlivese, the Florentine and the Aretino where Bibbiena reaches the maximum diffusion, Zavaglia has a strain in Milan, one between Forlivese and Rimini, one in Rome and one in Calabria, especially in the Reggino, Zavaglini, absolutely rare, occupies the same range, ballast, Zavaglio is typically Lombard of the Cremonese and Bresciano, should derive from nicknames originated from the dialect term zavaj (inciampo), probably caused by stuttering of The ancestor, in the south most likely derive from the grecanical term Zabai pronounced zavaj (War weapon), perhaps to indicate in the ancestor of the men of arms.

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

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