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Subject: Re: DelTufo ...meaning of this Italian name
Author: Sagani   (guest)
Date: August 14, 2005 at 12:45 PM
Reply to: DelTufo ...meaning of this Italian name by Sean Foglai

This surname in Italy is written Del Tufo comes from local toponymy of the area near NAPLES. Namely near BENEVENTO. A village called Tufo
exists near AVELLINO, a nearby city.
From this area many emigrants have left to America.

See other variants:
Tufo, more common
Tufi, near Rome or near Perugia

The word "fufo" in italian is a name of a rock "tufa".

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