Tasso Family History
Tasso Name Meaning
Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent yew tree Italian tasso (from Latin taxus genitive taxi). Italian: from the personal name Tas(s)o derived from the obscure ancient Germanic element tāt possibly akin to Old High German tāt ‘deed’. Compare English Tate . Italian: nickname for a person thought to resemble a badger for example in his nocturnal habits from Italian tasso ‘badger’ (from Late Latin taxo genitive taxonis of ancient Germanic origin). American shortened form of Greek Tassos .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022