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Ciccarella, very rare, has a stock in the area of L'Aquila, one in the area of Trivento in the Campobasso area and one in Rome, Ciccarelli is typical of the belt that includes the southern Marche, Abruzzo, Molise, Lazio, Campania and Apulia, Ciccarello would seem Sicilian, Ciccheli, now disappeared in Italy, it would seem from the Theatine, Cicchella is typically from Campania, has a stock in Avellino, one in Caserta to Maddaloni and Marcianise and in the Neapolitan to Acerra and Torre del Greco, Cicchelli has a small stock in the Pescara area, in Scafa and San Valentino in Abruzzo Citeriore, a stock in Bari and Minervino Murge in the Bari area, and one in the Potentino area in Sant'Arcangelo, San Chirico Raparo and Venosa, Cicchello, extremely rare, it would seem of the Vibonese, Ciccorella, almost unique, it would seem Pugliese, Ciccorelli is decidedly Foggia, they should all derive from dialectal modifications of the hypocoristic of various apheretic forms of the name Franciscus or Francisca, which is first reduced by apheresis to Ciscus or Cisca, then Italianized in Cicco or Cicca, from which comes the hypocoristic form Ciccarella, Cicchella or Ciccorella and the masculine variants.

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

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