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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Capodieci


CAPODIECI

Capodieci has a strain in Brindisi in Mesagne, Latiano, Cellino San Marco and Brindisi, and in Trepuzzi in the Lecce area, and a Sicilian lineage in Syracuse, it should derive from the medieval term capodieci, a sort of commander of a group of armed volunteers, who they spontaneously organized in army to fight an invasion, often Saracen.

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


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Capodieci
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Cavalieri
Language of the text: Italiano

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