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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Carife


CARIFE

Carife, practically unique is Campano, should derive from the name of the town of Carife nell'avellinese, which should derive from the Latin Callifae for rotacism, in turn derived from the Greek calè yfe (beautiful position).

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


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