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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Zignone


Zignoni is practically unique and should be an incorrect transcription of the surname Zignone, which has a stump in Trivero and Pray in Biella and one, now almost disappeared, in the Bergamasco, the Bergamasco strain, which would seem to have been the oldest, could Derive from the name of the locality Zignone in the lower Val Trompia, but both the Piedmontese and Lombard strains could be autonomous and derive from an accreitive apheretic dialectal form of the name Grecolatino Eugenio, traces of these We find them in 1400 with the soldier Vistallo Zignone who in 1495 donated to St. John White in the Bergamo a thorn of the crown of Jesus Christ, which he received in prize from the Venetian Republic as recognition of his heroic behavior during A battle against Charles VIII °.

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

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