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It was not unusual for names that began with V to also be spelled with a B and vice-versa. For example, Bella and Vella were frequently interchanged, and also Bavuso and Vavuso, Bisconti and Visconti, etc. There was a normal name Barsalona in parts of Sicily - maybe Varsalona was a variant spelling of the same name.
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