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Zizari, practically unique, is almost certainly due to a mistaken transcription of Zizzari, which is typically Salentino of Secthere, Soleto, Galatone, Galatina and Aradeo in Lecce, Taranto, Foggia and Altamura in the Barese, Zizzaro, almost unique, is from Tarantino, They may derive from dialectal alterations of the Arabic name Aziz, or from nicknames originated by the Arabic word Aziz (dear, beloved), or even by alterations of the surname Slavic Zazarje. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Zizzari is the surname Salentino from the Greek surname Tsitsaràs and Tsítsiris. G. Rohlfs, Dictionary of Surnames Salentini, 275.

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

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