Meaning and Origin of: Messina

Girl name origins & meanings

  • African : The spoiler
  • Latin : The one in the middle

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Southern Italian : habitational name from the Sicilian city of this name. It was named Messana in the 5th century bc when it was captured by Anaxilaos of Rhegium; previously it had been known as Zancle. This is a very common surname in Sicily, especially in Palermo and Catania.

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