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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Africano


Both very rare, they should derive from the Latin cognomen Africanus we remember the famous Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus, the veterans of the African campaign could add, if distinguished in the fights, to their nomen this cognomen.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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