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Sicilian family of ancient and noble tradition, which has spread over the centuries in various regions of Italy. The cognominization is prior to the seventeenth century and should derive from the toponym of the Campisi described as "... completely cluttered with sepulchres, and ancient fragments .." in the bibliography "Observations on the antiquities of Selinunte", printed in Fiesole in 1825 Also in this bibliography we read that Campisi derives from the Latin term "capedines" (clay pots) in turn derived from its Greek equivalent. In the memories of times gone by we read some variants of this surname, such as Campis or Campiso, due to the usual causes of historical phonetics, dialect pronunciation and the way of interpreting surnames in the scripture. There are many authors who talk about this family: the Minutoli, the Inveges, the mugnos and others collected by Palizzolo Gravina in his "Il Blasone in Sicilia", or Heraldic ...
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Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families