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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Carraffa


Carraffa is specific to Palermo, Garaffa has a stock in Modica and Ragusa in the Ragusa area, in Trapani and Erice in the Trapani area, in Rosolini in the Syracuse area and in Palermo, Garaffo has a small stock in the Catania area, in Biancavilla and Catania, Garraffa has a Calabrese stock. , in Crotone and Cutro in the Crotone area, and one in Sicily, in Palermo and in Marsala in the Trapani area, Garraffo has a stock in the Catania area of Paternò, Catania and Giarre, and in Favara and Agrigento in the Agrigento region, all these surnames should derive from nicknames it is sufficient to alter the Arabic word garraafah, which has both the meaning of a vase or jar, and that of an agricultural water-lifting machine, consisting of a series of buckets or vases fixed on a wheel.

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

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