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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Caporrini


Caporrini, almost unique, has presences in the Roman and the Caserta, Caporrino has a stock in Monte San Giacomo in the Salerno area and a very small one in the Palermo, Capurri, absolutely rare, has a small stock in Piacenza, Capurro has a large nucleus in the Genoese , a small stock in the Neapolitan and an equally small in the Messina area, should derive, directly or tremor, a hypocoristic form, from an archaic dialectal nickname based on a term with the sense of hard, stubborn, stubborn head, probably thus identifying an aspect of the character of the founders. Traces of these surnames in the Genoese are to be found at least from the late 1300s, when a certain Francesco Capurro was rector of San Nicolò di Voltri (GE), in the second half of the 1500s the notary Antonio Capurro worked in Genoa, the Neapolitan stock produced Giovanni Capurro , author of the famous song "O sole mio".

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

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