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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ciccirelli


Ciccirelli, practically unique, is probably due to an incorrect transcription as Ciccirello, which is almost unique, should be alterations of the surnames Cicirelli or Cicirello, Cicirelli has a large stock in Altamura in the Bari area and a small one in Torano Castello in the Cosenza area, Cicirello it has a stock in Alcamo in the Trapani area, one in Sant'Agata di Militello and Gioiosa Marea in the Messina area, one in Palermo, one in Ribera in the Agrigento region and one in Acquaviva Platani in the province of Nissen, should be hypocoristic forms derived from the apheretic form, typically southern Ciccio, a dialectal form for Francesco, a name probably brought by the founders.

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

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