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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Antifora


Antiphora is typical of Bisceglie in the Bari area and of Lucera in the Foggia area, it should be of Greek origin and derive from a nickname based on the ancient Greek verb άντιφέρω antifero (to bring against, to put before, to anticipate).

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

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