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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Alcozer


ALCOZER

Alcozer, absolutely rare, would seem to be of Spanish origin, transplanted to Sicily, it should derive from the name of the town of Alcozer under Valencia or Alcozer of Guadalajara, both in Spain, a fief of Alcozer is also mentioned in the introduction of the book by Cervantes Don Quixote of La Mancha, which begins like this: "El ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote of la Mancha. Member of Miguel de Ceruantes Saauedra. , Señor de las villas de Capilla, Curiel, y Burgillos ... ", in 1776 the Sicilian dialect writer Giovanni Alcozer was born who took part in the revolution of 1848, entered the Council of Peers of the Sicilian Parliament and was among the signatories of the act of decadence of the Bourbon dynasty.

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


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