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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Capuozzi


Capozio has stocks in Rome, in the Caserta area, in the Campobasso area, in the Foggia area and in Syracuse, Capozza has a Campanian stock, in Pesco Sannita in Benevento, in Morra de Sanctis in the Avellino area and in Eboli in Salerno, a large town in Taranto Bari, in Corato, Andria, Bari and Putignano, and in Lecce and Galatone in Lecce, one in Crotone and one in Casteltermini in the Agrigento region, Capozzi has a large presence in Lazio between the provinces of Rome and Latin and the main nucleus of Neapolitan , Benevento, Avellino, Foggia and Bari, Capozzo has a line of Campania between Alife and Sannitica in the Caserta area and in Molinara in the Benevento area and one in the Bari area in Acquaviva Delle Fonti and Gravina In Puglia, Cappozzo has a stock in the Vicenza area, one in Benevento and one between Foggia and Bari, Capuozzo is decidedly Neapolitan, Capuozzi, very rare, it is a modification of the previous one, both Capozzoli and Capozzolo are specific of the Salerno area of Cilento, they should derive from a sopirne dialectal, based on alterations of the word capoccia, indicating a position of privilege, that is, someone at the head of other men, like shepherds, farmers, fishermen or unskilled laborers.

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

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