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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Zipari


Zipari, almost unique, is of the Catanzaro, Ziparo is specific to Girifalco in Catanzaro, it should derive from the Grecanic name Ziparo, an alteration of the term tziparos, originated from the Greek mythological name Kyparissos or??????????? Cyparissus (Cypress), of the use also outside the Calabria of this name, we have an example in an act of 1200 in Sardinia in the Condaghe of Santa Maria di bonarcado: "Ego Gregorius, prior de Bonarcadu, Partivi cun Iglesias de Gallulu. Coiuvedi goantine Mameli, Serbu de Sancta Maria de Bonarcadu, Cun Maria de Lee, Ancilla de Iglesias de Gallul; Fegerun · II · Fiios: Zipari and Justa. Clesia levait at Zipari et Iglesias levait at Justa. Testes: Nigola de Pane, Comida Pira, Goantine de Porta armentariu dessu Archipiscobu. " (Score with the judge of Gallura. Constantine Mameli, servant of Santa Maria di Bonarcado, was married to Maria de Lee, servant of the judge of Gallura; They made two children: Zipari and righteous. The church took Zipari and the judge took it right. Witnesses: Nicola de Pani, Comita Pira, Constantine de Porta administrator of the archbishop.).

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

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