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Origin and Etymology of Italian surnames: Letter "Z"

Surnames starting with:

ZABATINO: From the first name Sabato = Saturday, very rare, given to the children born in said day of the week

ZACCARDI, ZACCARDO: From the fist name Zaccaria or from the Neapolitan dialect word "zaccaro" = boy

ZACCHI, ZACCHELLI, ZACCHETTI ZACCONI: From the first name Giacomo (Zacomo), Giacobo, Giacopo, Giacobbe, derived from the Hebrew "Yaaquob" = God has protected

ZAPPA, ZAPPACOSTA, ZAPPALORTO, ZAPPATERRA, ZAPPAVIGNA, ZAPPULLA, ZAPPAROLI, ZAPPATORE, ZAPPITELLI, ZAPPI: From the word "zappa" = hoe; surname connected to the job of the farmers

ZARA, ZARATINO, ZARATTINO, ZARATTINI, ZARATINI: From the name of the town of Zara, in Croatia

ZARLENGA: From a dialect word meaning piece of salted and dry animal meat

ZAVARELLA, ZAVARELLE: From a dialect word "zavatta", ciabatta = slipper (shoes)

ZICCARDI, ZICCARDO: From the dialect word "zicche" = occasion

ZINNI, ZINNO: Possibly from the dialect words "zinnu" or "zinna" = small, little

ZORZELLI, ZORZELLO, ZORZINI, ZORZIN, ZORZIL, ZORZON, ZORZENON, ZORZANI, ZORZAN, ZORZANELLO, ZURZULI, ZORZULLI, ZORZALO, ZORZALLO, ZORZAL, ZORZUTTI: From the first name Giorgio, deriving from the Greek word "gheorgos" = farmer

ZUCARO, ZUCCARINI, ZUCCARI, ZUCCARELLI, ZUCCARINI, ZUCCARINO, ZUCCHERINO, ZUCCHERINI: From the word "zucchero" = sugar, used as a nickname for a sweet and good person

ZUCCO, ZUCCOLA : From the first name Giacomo, Giacobo, Giacopo, Giacobbe, derived from the Hebrew "Yaaquob" = God has protected

ZULLI, ZULLO: Possibly from the Greek surname "Tsulos", from Giulio

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