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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Caleca


CALECA

Caleca is of Sicilian origin, is widespread in Castellammare del Golfo in the Trapani area, in Palermo and Partinico in the Palermo area, in Santa Margherita di Belice in the Agrigento area and in the Messina area of Patti, Torrenova and Montagnareale, this surname should derive from a dialectal nickname based on Sicilian term archaic calèca (a type of small plum), whose name would seem to be of Arab origin and derive from the word hawaiha (plum).

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


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