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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Brancaccio


Brancacci is absolutely rare, Brancaccio has a Roman nucleus, one from Campania between Caserta, Naples and Salerno with maximum concentration in Naples, Torre del Greco (NA), Orta di Atella (CE) and in Scafati (SA), and has a stock also in the Bari area in Modugno and Martina Franca (TA) they can derive from modifications of the medieval name Branco (see BRANCA), traces of these surnames of which we find for example in 1294 when Celestino V ° consecra cardinal Landulfus Brancaccius of illustrious Neapolitan family. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Brancaccio is a surname found in eastern Sicily, Calabria and Naples. It is a corruption of Pancrazio, Latin Pancratius. Rohlfs 53.

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

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