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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Annicchiarico


Annecchiarico, quite rare, seems typical of Montemiletto (AV), Annechiarico is due to errors of transcription, Annichiarico, very rare, and Annicchiarico, more widespread, seem typical of Grottaglie (TA). additions provided by Stefano Bettazzi Annechiarico, almost unique, is a transcription error of Annecchiarico, typical mostly of the Avellinese, Annichiarico, very rare, it is also probably a transcription error of Annicchiarico, which presents a largely larger stock in Tarantino and minor stocks in the north and central north of the country, as well as in the Avellino area, all these surnames derive from the ancient Italian annicchio or annicchiarico, with the meaning of giovenco, beef: the origin of the term is to be found in the Latin anniculus, which literally means a year, therefore, referring to bulls that have reached the first year of life. These surnames, therefore, derive from the profession carried out by the progenitors (probably of the herdsmen or merchants in bullocks) or from their physical or behavioral characteristics (sometimes, in fact, the term annicchio or annichiarico could also be used as a nickname for a boy, in relationship to youth that unites men and animals in the first years of their life).

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

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