Type Surname (from nickname)
Pronounced Pron. AG-uh-see
Other Forms FormsAgazzi, Agassi, Agazzari, Agazzani, Agazzini
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Contributor Contrib.armydad3_8 on 11/17/2010
The surname Agassi most likely evolved from a nickname for someone resembling a mappie, perhaps jokingly referred to as chattering or nagging person. The last name of one of the great modern American tennis champs could conceivably be used as a hero name by tennis-loving parents.Andre Agassi is a famous bearer.