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Heraldic Search Last name: ZANGARA

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Patrizi
Language of the text: Italiano

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Zangara is typical Sicilian, the Palermo in particular, Zangari is definitely Calabrian, Reggio Calabria and Catanzaro, Zangaro, always calabrese, is specific to the Cosentino, Rossano and Corigliano Calabro in particular. Integrations provided by Stefano Ferrazzi surname mainly Sicilian, with a major strain in the Palermo, derives from the Greek word tsankaris, with the meaning of cobbler. It is therefore a question of the knowledge of the profession of the founder. Integrations provided by Dr. Marco Rosselli Zangari is an ancient family Patrizia Romagnola, inscribed in the list of the Italian nobility of 1922 and still represented. The etymological origin of this Zangari family, as for all the forms that in the Romagnol dialects and, more generally, of northern Italy precede Zan, or John, arises from the cognominization of the name with the predicate of the descendants of the Count John III of Garay, said Zanìn (also called the small, Lord of the fortress of Gatteo of Romagna, great-grandson of the viceroy and Spanish conquistadors Juan and Francisco of Garay) joined the militia of Malatesta by Verrucchio in 1247 and established in Romagna.

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

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