Tasso Family History
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Tasso Name Meaning
Italian: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent yew tree, Italian tasso (Latin taxus, genitive taxi). Italian: from a Germanic personal name derived from the obscure element tat, possibly akin to Old High German tat ‘deed’. Compare English Tate. nickname for a person thought to resemble a badger, for example in his nocturnal habits, from Italian tasso ‘badger’ (Late Latin taxo, genitive taxonis, of Germanic origin). Greek (Tassos): from a reduced form of the personal name Anastasios (see Anastas) or a patronymic derived from it, such as Anastasopoulos.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Nasso, Tassi, Sasso, Hasson, Vasco, Masso, Basso, Sasse, Fasse, Tango