My Last Name
I know the meaning of my last and middle name but I don't know the meaning of my surname. My surname is Scialfa (Shahl-Fah). It is an Italian name. To be more specific, my ancestors who bore this name came from Sicily.Sincerely,Milena.
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May be related to the Pugliese surname Scialpi, whose basis is the word scialpo, said to mean "stutterer".
Still, I can't help wondering if this could be from a place name, possibly Arabic in origin, as are some Sicilian place ames and surnames. Only I can't find a place called Scialfa.
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