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Brogna Name Meaning

Sicilian and southern Italian: metonymic occupational name for a swineherd, from Sicilian bbrogna ‘shell used for calling pigs’, from Late Latin ebornea (bucina) ‘ivory horn’, or alternatively a nickname for someone with a large nose, from the same word in the sense ‘pig’s snout’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Rota, Brown, Troia, Bisogno, Bologna, Brenna, Braun, Breger, Vigna

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Brogna Family Origin

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Brogna Family Occupations

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Brogna Historical Records

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Brogna Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Brogna life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Brogna in 1959 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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