Campanale is specific to the area of Cassano delle Murge and Ruvo di Puglia in Bari, Campanile is widespread in Lazio, Campania and Puglia, Campanili, absolutely rare, is probably due to a transcription error of the first, it should derive from nicknames originating from characteristics physical or local, living near a bell tower, or an upright position like a bell tower. additions provided by Prof. Vito Zullo Regarding the surname Campanile, which later also became Campanale, there is news in an act of the canonical state of 1591 found in the mother church of Cassano delle Murge (Ba) where a certain ".... magnificus notarius is quoted Vincenzius Campanilis de Tramonto ... "Sunsets of Cosenza or Salerno? It then turned out to come from the city of Tramonti di Salerno. In the town of Tramonti, the notary Campanile Antonio (certainly brother of Vincenzo) and, for the years 1713-1766, the notary Campanile Andrea wrote for the years 1568-1581.
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