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Subject: Re: Bellegante
Author: Mino Sagani   (guest)
Date: November 27, 2009 at 9:18 AM
Reply to: Bellegante by d.v. germain

It is now extremely rare. Known as a venetian name existing in the area of Treviso, 50 km N-E from Venice. Once it was also a surname from the area of Belluno North of Venice.

Perhaps it could come from the adjectif "bello"i.e beautifuf with another adjectif "elegante", "smart". But it is not certain.

Messages in this thread:
  • Bellegante - d.v. germain  Nov 25 2009, 4:05 PM
    • Re: Bellegante - Mino Sagani  Nov 27 2009, 9:18 AM