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Ciacci is typical of the area that includes the Urbino, the Perugian, the Sienese and the Grosseto, Ciaccia has a stock in Rome and the Aquila area, in Celano and in Avezzano, a stock in Campobasso, and one, the most consistent in Puglia , in Taranto, Maruggio and Lizzano in the Taranto area, in Fasano and Brindisi in the Brindisi area, in Monopoli, Altamura, Gravina in Puglia, Mola di Bari and Bari in the Bari area, in Torremaggiore in the Foggia area and in Castrignano del Capo in the Lecce area, Ciaccio has a nucleus Sicilian in Palermo and in Agrigento in Sciacca in particular, and a stock in the Catanzaro area, could in some cases derive from a nickname based on the dialectal term ciaccio (bleso, which badly pronounces some consonant, especially the letter them), but most probably derive from the medieval name Ciaccio, Ciaccia, a contracted hypocoristic form derived from the name Franciscus, traces of these surnames of which we find in Siena in 1140 when Campanese de 'Ciacci is podestà of the city, Carife ( AV) in 1646 Laura Ciaccio, widow of the Beneventan Francesco Capobianco, acquires the Lordship of those lands and always in the 1600s in Ciminna (PA): "... Margarita Ciaccio, relicta del quondam, as if wishing to meet at that Santa Figura , ... "and in Arezzo:" ... By letter dated 7 September 1684 Mr. Giulio Giannerini writes that he gave Sister Maria Diomira shields forty-three, of which she received twenty-five from 'Saracini and eighteen from Ciacci, to account of fruits of censuses .... ".

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

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