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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Beccari


Beccari is widespread in the area that includes Mantua, Modena, Bologna and Ferrara with sporadic appearances also in Tuscany and Lazio, Beccaria, distributed in the Piedmontese area of Lombardy, with presences also in Sicily and in the center certainly has several origins, Beccarini is distributed in only two regions significantly, in Lombardy and in particular in the provinces of Milan and Lodi and in Lazio, Beccaris, typically Piedmontese, has a stock in Turin and one in Costigliole d`Asti (AT), Beccaro in addition to the main Venetian nucleus in Cadoneghe (PD), Padua and Campodarsego (PD), it has small strains in Piedmont and Liguria, Beccherini is almost unique, Becherini is decidedly Tuscan, probably all these surnames are derived from the ancestor's activities linked to nicknames originated from the word beccaro (butcher). Important is the Beccaria family of Pavia with offshoots also in Milan and important for the Milanese history the Piedmontese General Bava Beccaris Royal Savoy extraordinary commissioner with full powers in Milan who with his cannon shots destroys the barricades of Porta Garibaldi and Porta Ticinese hoisted in protest by the citizens Milanese and even went as far as assaulting a Capuchin convent in Corso Monforte, for this service the Savoy family awarded it the Cross of Grand Officer of the Military Order of Savoy.

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

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