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Subject: Re: Origin of a Name
Author: Marina   (guest)
Date: July 25, 2012 at 12:21:39 PM
Reply to: Origin of a Name by Pyrrhus Emery Coal (not signed in)
BENASSI:

Origin: Italy

http://www.italygen.com/italiansurnames/keyB.php?pag=108

http://www.cognomiitaliani.org/cognomi/cognomi0002en.htm

Related names:
BENASSA
BENASSAI
BENASSI
BENASSINI
BENASSO
BENAZZI
BENAZZO
Probably derived from the medieval Benassai and its modifications or transformations of the medieval name Beme, Italianized form from the Latin nomen Bonus.

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