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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Allocchio


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Allocca is specific to the Neapolitan, in particular of Somma Vesuviana, Marigliano, Nola, Saviano and Naples, with important stocks also in Brusciano, Sant'Anastasia, San Giuseppe Vesuviano, Pomigliano d'Arco, San Gennaro Vesuviano, Mariglianella and castle of Cisterno, Allocchi is almost unique, Allocco has a Piedmontese stock, in particular in the Cuneo area, in Bra, Savigliano, Fossano and Racconigi, Allochis, extremely rare, and Allocchis, practically unique, would seem Piedmontese, while Allocchio is definitely Lombard, especially from Cremona, Alocchi it has presences in the Forlì, Maceratese and Roman regions, it could be hypocoristic forms of the name Elia, or of contracted forms of the Germanic medieval name Alialdus, not to be discarded, although a derivation from nicknames generated by the term allocco is not very probable nocturnal bird similar to the owl), both the Piedmontese and Neapolitan strains, could also derive from the dialectal term of the area of the Alps M arthritis allouche (lamb), or from nicknames originating from the Provençal Occitan word alloca (black currant) and to be taken to Campania as a result of the Angevins.

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


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