Surname origins/meanings

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Surname origins/meanings

Postby mansel » 03 May 2004, 17:15

Could anyone tell me the origins or meaning of the surnames:

Scala
Signorelli
Mancuso
Albanese
Modano

Thanks! :D

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Postby ptimber » 03 May 2004, 23:42

Scala is used for terracing or tidal basins...anything graduated step like. Signorelli is used as a title of regard and der persons. Mancuso comes from Manco with possilbe meaning being left handed. Albanese comes from Albanian people and Modano either means a mold or crochet needles. I assume this is what you mean when you say you want the origins of the meaning.....Peter


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