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CALCAGNI | CALCAGNINI | CALCAGNINO | CALCAGNO

Calcagni seems typical of Lazio, with a stock also in southern Puglia, Calcagnini, very rare, has a stock in La Spezia and one in Pesaro, Calcagnino, very rare, is from Bari, Calcagno has an important nucleus between Piedmont and Liguria and one in Sicily, there are also small stocks in Campania, Basilicata and Puglia, it should derive from the medieval name Calcagno, of which we have traces in the 1500s in Lombardy with the captain of fortune Calcagno Origone. We find traces of this surname in Pontremoli (MS) in 1400: "... Zuchi de Valsasina dicti Calcagno ..", in Ferrara with the scholar Coelius Calcagninus and in Offida (AP) with the treasurer of the Province Niccolò Calcagni, in Montecorice (SA) in 1500 with the feudatory Tiberio Calcagno, Vincenzo Calcagno was mentioned in Genoa in 1500 as one of the assassins of Giannettino Doria. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Calcagnini is a surname of supernominal origin, motivated by the Venetian calcagnino "to wear a very high heel" (Olivieri). The castle of Formigine (MO) belonged to the Calcagnini family. Source: G. Violi, surnames Modena and in the Modena area.

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


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