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Origin and Etymology of Italian surnames: Letter "T"

Surnames starting with:

TACCONE, TACCONI, TACCHINI, TACCHETTO, TACCARELLI, TACCHELLA, TACCHELLI, TACCHIA, TACCA, TACCO: From the word "taccone" = patch, derived from a job; also from the Germanic first name Takko, derived from thaka = roof, protection. The word "tacco" means heel, block, chock

TADDEI, TADDEO, TADDIA, TADDEINI, TADINI, TADOLINI, TADDEUCCI: From the first name Taddeo

TAGLIACOZZI : From the name of the town of Tagliacozzo, province of L'Aquila

TAGLIERI: From the word "tagliere" = a wood kitchen tool where is cut the food or where is prepared the homemade pasta; to indicate a person that used those tools for the job

TAMBURRO, TAMBURO, TAMBURRI, TAMBURELLI, TAMBURINI, TAMBURLINI, TAMBORINO, TAMMURELLO, TAMBURIN: From the word "tamburo" = drums; to indicate someone that plays that musical instrument

TANCREDI, TANGREDI: From the first name Tancredo of German origin, consisting of "thanka" = thinking and "rhada" = advise

TANZI: From the first name Lattanzio, derived from the Latin "Lactantius" from an ancient vegetation goddess "Lactans"

TARABORRELLI, TARABORRELLO: From the name of the town of Borrello, province of Chieti, derived from "Burrello", name of a branch of the Great Counts of Marsi. In the past the town was named also "Terra Burrelli" = land of Burrello.

TARASCHI: From the Latin scientific name of a plant "taraxacum officinalis", in dialect "tarasseche" = a kind of Flower (Dente di leone)

TARICANI, TARICCONE, TARRICANE : Probably from the Arab root "tariq" meaning "who arrives during the night"

TARQUINI, TARQUINIO, TARQUINIA : From the first name Tarquinio, derived from the Latin "tarquinius" = someone from Tarquinia

TARTAGLIA: From the word tartaglia = stutterer, used as a nickname

TASSONI, TASSI, TASSELLI, TASSINO, TASINI, TASSOTTO, TASSONE, TASSONI, TASSANI, TASSINARI, TASINATO: From the word "tasso" with its different meanings = badger and also a kind of tree

TAVIANI, TAVIAN: From the first name Ottavio, derived from the noble family name "Octavia". Name given by the Romans to the 8th child born in a family

TEODORI, TODARI, TODARO, TOTARO: From the first name Teodoro, derived from the Greek name "Theodoros" = gift of God

TEDESCHI, TEDESCO, TODESCO, TEDISCO, TUDISCO, TODISCO, TODESCHINI: From the word "tedesco" = someone from Germany

TENAGLIA: From the word "tenaglia" = pincers, to indicate someone who works with that

TESTA, TESTI, TESTONI, TESTINI, TESTAI, TESTANI: From the word "testa" = head, derived from the Latin "testam" = shell, used as a nickname for physic or intellectual characteristics

TETI : Probably from Albania, derived from the name of the town of Theti or from the Greek word "thetes" = laborers

TIBERI, TIBERIO, TIBERIA: From the first name Tiberio, derived from the "tiberius" = someone born or that lives near the Tiber river

TIERI, TIERO: From the German first name Gualtiero, derived from "Waldhari", consisting of "waldaz" = boss, powerful and "harja" = army

TIRABASSI, TIRABASSO : Probably a nickname, from the dialect expression "tira abbasso" (draw downward"

TOLLIS, TOLLO: From the name of the town of Tollo; also derived from the Latin first name Tullus, Tullius

TOMARO, TOMARA, TOMARIA, TOMAIA, TOMARI, TOMAI: From the medieval Latin "tomaria", tomaia = the superior part of the shoe.

TOMMASI TOMASSETTI, TOMMASO, TOMASI, TOMAS, TOMAZ, TOMÀ, TOMATI, TOMATIS, TOMAT, TOMADI, TOMADO, TOMASICH, TOMASSICH, TOMMASELLI, TOMMASELLO, TOMMASELLA, TOMMASETTI, TOMMASINI, TOMMASUZZI, TOMMASONI, TOMMASEO, TOMASELLI, TOMASELLO, TOMASELLA, TOMASETTI, TOMASSETTI, TOMASINI, TOMASINO, TOMASIN, TOMASSINI, TOMASICCHIO, TOMASUZZI, TOMASONI, TOMASSONI, TOMASUTTI, TOMADINI, TOMADONI, TOMAELLI, TOMAELLO, TOMAELLA, TOMAINO: From the first name Tommaso of Aramaic origin meaning twin

TONTODONATI: Consisting of two words: "tonto" = simpleton and donato from the Latin "Donatus", possibly an association of a nickname and a father's name

TORO, TORI: Probably from the town of Toro in Abruzzo, derived from the latin word "torus" = heap of land, or a diminutive of Salvatore

TULIO, TULLO: From the first name Tullio, derived from the latin family name "Tullius"

TURINO, TURITTO: From the word "ventura" = good luck. Also derived from an abbreviation of the first name Bonaventura

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