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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Chiappini


Chiapella is of Cuneo origin, Chiappella has a Salerno and a Ligurian lineage, Chiappelli is typical of the Apennine area between Modena and Pistoia, Chiappa has a stock in the province of Ancona one in the Bergamo area and it is possible that others exist, Chiappellini is Milanese, Chiapperi , very very rare, it has a presence in the eastern northern Piedmont and in Rome, Chiapperini has a Genoese, a Piacenza, a Terni, a Roman one, but the main nucleus is in the Bari area, in Terlizzi, Bari, Bitonto and Molfetta, Chiapperino is exclusively of Bari, of Andria, Terlizzi and Bitonto, Chiappero is typically Piedmontese, from Turin and Cuneo, Chiappini is widespread throughout the centronord, while Chiappino is specific to the Alessandria area and to the nearby Genoese,. The origin of these surnames is to be found in nicknames derived from the Germanic word klappa (trap) or from the medieval Latin clapare (to capture), it would therefore be linked in some way to hunting.

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

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