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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Barracano


BARRACANI | BARRACANO

Specific to Bari Barracano, almost the only Barracani, they could derive from a nickname originated from the fact of being the forefather or an Arab or used to wear clothes like the barracano derived from the Arab barcan (classic North African rough garment of goat wool or fur of camel), perhaps as a merchant who dealt precisely with those areas.

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


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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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