Brogna Family History
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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