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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Capriglia


Capriglia would seem Pugliese, of Ostuni in the Brindisi area and of Grottaglie in the Taranto area, Caprigli is unique and is Apulian, Capriglio, it would seem unique and Venetian, Capriglione is a typically Campania surname, of Castellammare di Stabia in the Neapolitan, of Mugnano del Cardinale, Sirignano and Santo Stefano del Sole nell'avellinese and Salerno, Sant'Egidio del Monte Albino and Furore in the Salerno area, Capriglioni, almost unique, we find it in the north, perhaps as the result of a wrong transcription of the previous one, these surnames should derive, directly or through accretive, from the Latin name Caprilius, Caprilia, specific to the Caprilia gens, represented for example in the first century by the wine and slave merchant Aulus Caprilius Timotheos, in some cases may derive from the names of countries such as Capriglia in the Salerno or Capriglia Irpina nell'avellinese .

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

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