1. Home
  2. Etymological origin of Italian surname: Antignano

Etymological origin of Italian surname: Antignano


Antignani has a Roman lineage, one in Santa Croce of Magliano in the Campobassano and one, the most consistent, in Pomigliano d'Arco in the Neapolitan, Antignano is a typical surname of the Neapolitan, of Giugliano in Campania, Acerra and Naples, should derive from the toponym Antignano di Vico Equense in the Neapolitan dialect, the Antignano are an important Campano family that dates back at least to the time of Frederick II of Swabia, the Counts of Antignano, a town and castle of the Perugian on the hills of Bevagna from which they seem to have taken their name, moment of the clashes between Guelphs and Ghibellines, with the advent of papal supremacy they withdrew to Campania, famous is the Antignano di Capua palace built between 1450 and 1454, the Antignani are, more than a cadet branch of the Antignano, more probably simply people who were from Antignano, the final -i would therefore identify the genitive of specification.

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

Buy a heraldic document with your coat of arms

You may be interested

Heraldic Search Last name: Antignano

Variations Last name: de Antignano,Antignani
Nobles: Italia (Piemonte)
Nobility: Nobili - Signori - Consignori
Language of the text: Italiano

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document

We are making the world's largest digital archive of coats of arms
Make sure Your Family will be in it