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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bricca


Bricca has three stocks, in Umbria, Lazio and Piedmont, Bricchi is typical of the south of Milan, Lodi, Cremona and Piacenza, Bricco has a stock in the Varese area and one in the Turin area. They should have different origins, one of which is that they can derive from the Celtic term bri (top, cliff) indicating a mountain origin of the progenitor, another makes them descend from nicknames originated from the ancient Germanic word bricho (assault, marauder), a third, but not last hypothesizes a connection with the term burìcco (ronzino, piccolo ass) by contraction. additions provided by Daniele Zaia Bricco, a very rare last name originally from Aramengo. From the Piedmontese voice "bric", hill.

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

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