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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bianca


They derive from the white word used as a name or a nickname deriving from a physical characteristic, the hair, the color of the complexion or from an environmental characteristic, white houses, or from a toponym, or from the name of an area, etc. Bianca has a Sicilian lineage, especially in the Syracuse and Catania regions, with a stock also in the Palermo area, and a very rare strain in the Neapolitan dialect, Biancacci, would seem typical of the area that includes the Piceno and the Teramo, Folignano in the Piceno and Sant 'Egidio to Vibrata in Teramo, Biancarelli is characteristic of Perugia, Gubbio and Perugia, Bianchella is specific to Ancona, Ancona and Falconara Marittima, Bianchelli has a small stock in Finale Ligure and one in Ancona and Ancona in Jesi and Falconara Marittima, Bianchessi, already documented in medieval times, is present only in Lombardy and is probably of Cremonese origin, Bianchet is specific to the Belluno area and nearby Treviso, Pordenone and Udine, Bianchetta, decidedly from Turin, is typical of Salassa (TO), Bianchetti has a Lombard lineage, especially in Brescia and Brescia, but also in the Milanese and Cremona areas, a small strain between Ancona and Macerata, one between Rieti and Roman and one in the Neapolitan dialect, Bianchetto has a lineage in the Vercelli area and one between Vicenza, Padua and Venice, Bianchino is typical of the area between Bari, Potenza and Salerno, Bianchi, Bianchini and Bianco are widespread throughout the national territory, mainly north central for Bianchini and central south and Piedmont for White, Bianchin is typical of the Veneto, Friuli region, where it is widespread, Biancotti has a strain in Villa di Tirano and Tirano in Valtellina and one in Livornese in Piombino, Livorno and Portoferraio , Biancotto has a stock in Demonte and Aisone in the Cuneo area and in Beinasco and Turin in the Turin area and one in the Venetian area in San Donà di Piave and Torre di Mosto and Musile di Piave, Biancu is very widespread, evenly, throughout Sardinia , Biancuzzi, very very rare, is specific of Udine, Biancuzzo would seem specifically Sicilian, of Messina in particular, but also of Capo d`Orlando and Villafranca Tirrena. The Bianchi di Firenze date back to at least 1000, in 1200 they were included among the noble consular families, that is, the most aristocratic class of rich and powerful feudal lords of Florence. The Bianchi family of Milan should come from Bologna, the forefather seems to have been Ugolino Bianchi, who in 1390 Gian Galeazzo Visconti named Marshal of the Duchy of Milan.

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


La Bianca has stocks in all of Sicily, especially in the Palermo area of Bagheria, Palermo and Ficarazzi, but it also has stocks in the Syracuse, Catania, Messina, Enna and Trapani areas, including an Apulian stock, in particular in the Bari area of Giovinazzo and Foggia , and one in Prata Sannita in the Caserta area, Labianca is decidedly Apulian, from Bitonto, Bari, Giovinazzo, Gravina di Puglia, Trani, Barletta and Adelfia in the Bari area, and Trinitapoli, Foggia and San Ferdinando di Puglia in the Foggia area, should be families of Jewish origins, dating back to the 15th century, in many cases converted to Catholicism, dedicated to textile handicrafts, and in particular to bleaching and bleaching of fabrics, from this kind of activity should have taken their surname, but in some cases could also derive from names of districts containing the white root, where the progenitors probably resided or had originated.

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

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