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Razza Name Meaning

probably a metonymic occupational name for a herbalist, from a plant name which denoted different species in different dialects, for example charlock or rock cress (Sicily), rock rose (Modena), and the bramble, or the medicinal plant smilax, in certain other regions. in the Neapolitan region the word was used for certain kinds of fish, the weever, perch, or pike, and the surname probably arose from a nickname for someone with fish-like characteristics, or from a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman. possibly a habitational name from Razzà, a locality of Brancaleone in Reggio Calabria.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rana, Maza, Raba, Mazza, Kasza, Pezza, Corazza, Danza, Daza, Rada

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