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Type Surname
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. man-DZO-nee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Of uncertain origin: could be derived from a nickname given to those who raised and took care of bullock, or from the medieval terms manso or mansueto, denoting a gentle person.

A famous bearer of this surname is Alessandro Manzoni (1785-1873), Italian writer, poet and playwright, most known for writing "The Betrothed".
Added 1/9/2021 by VerdeIperbolico