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An Italian surname that became prominent in the 10th and 11th centuries ce. Believed to have originated in Venice, it is a common occupation name for someone who made battle axes; The Italian word for battle-axe is ''azza''. One believed derivitive of this surname is [[Azzarella]].
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An Italian surname that became prominent in the 10th and 11th centuries ce. Believed to have originated in Venice, it is a common occupation name for someone who made battle axes; The Italian word for battle-axe is ''azza''. One believed derivitive of this surname is [[Azzarella]]. The name may possibly have a connected with the biblical figure [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Azza Ouza], which ''Azza'' is one spelling of.
 
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An Italian surname that became prominent in the 10th and 11th centuries ce. Believed to have originated in Venice, it is a common occupation name for someone who made battle axes; The Italian word for battle-axe is azza. One believed derivitive of this surname is Azzarella. The name may possibly have a connected with the biblical figure Ouza, which Azza is one spelling of.

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