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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Zizza


Is very rare, it could have a nucleus in the Brindisino, one in the Crotonese, one in the Messina and Reggio Calabria and one in the Palermo, Zizzi in addition to the big stump of Salento, in particular with Cisternino and Fasano in the Brindisino, has significant presences also in Martina Franca And Taranto in Tarantino and Ostuni and Brindisi in the Brindisino, and a log in Terracina in Latinense, should derive from the Arabic name Aziz, or nicknames originated from the Arabic word Aziz (dear, beloved). Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Zizza and Zizzi are variants of the surname base Pugliese Zezza which may have different origins: 1. Ancient Italian Zézza = Ultima, with reference to the last born. 2. Sicilian Zizzu/Zizza from the Arabic ' az? z ' = Shining. 3. From the Calabrian and Neapolitan ' zizza ' = breast.

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

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