Carpina, absolutely rare, would seem Tuscan, perhaps from Massa, Carpine, even more rare, it would seem Campania, Carpinella, very very rare, it would seem of the Avellino area, Carpinelli has a stock in Umbria, especially in the Terni area, in Rome, in the Benevento area. Salerno and one also in the Reggio area, Carpinello has a stock in Turin and one in the Lecce area, Carpini is decidedly Tuscan, from the Florentine, with excellent presences in Barberino di Mugello, Florence, Borgo San Lorenzo and Vicchio, a stock in Pienza in the Siena area and Prato, Carpino is widespread in Rome, and Colleferro in the Roman area, in Minturno in the latinense area, in Sessa Aurunca in the Caserta area and in the Neapolitan area in Mariglianella, Naples and Marigliano, has a stock in Cosenza in Cosenza, Mangone, Parenti, Santo Stefano di Rogliano, Belsito, Rogliano and Bianchi, and in the Catanzaro area in Petronà and Catanzaro, and a lineage in Sicily in the Syracuse area in Palazzolo Acreide, Noto and Siracusa, and in Castelvetrano in the Trapani area, all these surnames should derive, directly entity or through hypocoristic forms, from the medieval name Carpinus of which we have an example in a deed of donation of the eleventh century: ".. Unde omnibus ecclesiæ matris fidelibus notum sit, quod ego Hugo, cognate Rubrus, cum uxore mea, nominations Tetsa et strands ac filiabus, pro animarum nostrarum et parentum nostrorum remedio, gift Deo et sanctis apostolis ejus Petro et Paulo, servulum quendam, qui vocatur Tigrinus Carpinus, cum tota progeniæ sua. Yes quis vero hanc donationem to me ultroneam factam evertere conatus fuerit, excomunicationi, nisi cito resipuerit, subjaceat; et nostra donatio firma et rata stipulatione subnixa consistat. .. ", but it is also possible that they derive from nicknames originated from the name of the plant of the hornbeam, a tall tree plant widespread throughout Europe.
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