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Cianci is typical of the belt that includes: Abruzzi, Molise, Lazio, Campania, Basilicata and Puglia, Ciancio is specific of coastal Campania, Calabria and south-eastern Sicily, Cianciulli is typically from Campania, especially from Avella and Andretta nell'avellinese, from Naples and of San Giuseppe Vesuviano in the Neapolitan and of Battipaglia, Giffoni Valle Piana, Acerno and Montecorvino Rovella in the Salerno, Cianciullo, much more rare, has a small stock in Molise in Campobasso and Jelsi and an even smaller one in the Salerno at Nocera Inferiore, De Ciancio , very rare, it seems Cosentino, Di Ciancio, equally rare, would seem Lazio, should derive, directly or through dialectal hypocorisms or with the addition of patronymic particles De or Di, from the Latin nomen Ciancius, of which we have traces for example in the Longobard Diplomatic Code under the year 768: "... demettere deueatis Cianci, et aleas petias de terra prope areas of threads Pertualdi, qui mihi obuine from filii quondam Ermeris There ... ". An example of this surname is found in Perugia, where in the register of members of the local university in the year 1582 there is a certain Flaminius Ciancius of the Roman countryside.

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

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