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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Calamia


Typical of Trapani, it should derive from a Greek toponym Kalami, this name is quite common in the area of influence of the ancient Greeks, as an example we recall a town 3 kilometers from Samos and one on the island of Corfu that both bear this name . additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Calamia is a Sicilian, Calabrian and Neapolitan surname: from the Greek 'ta kalàmia' = the canes. Rohlfs 57.

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

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