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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Catapani


CATAPANE | CATAPANI | CATAPANO

Catapane is typical of Caserta, Catapani is of San Giuseppe Vesuviano (NA), Catapano, very widespread throughout Puglia, in the potentiuno, in the Neapolitan and Salerno areas and in the Cosenza area, with important nuclei in Ottaviano and San Giuseppe Vesuviano in Naples and, in Puglia, in Taranto and Barletta (BA), derive from the Byzantine term Catapanus or Catepanus (Prefect of a province of the Empire) that is superintendent, guard at the control of some territories in the sense of officer assigned to the enforcement of fines, but also Judge in civil disputes.

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


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