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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Compostella


COMPOSTELLA

Compostella has a Trentino core especially in Spiazzo, a Venetian in the Vicenza area in Bassano del Grappa and Nove and in the Treviso area in Castello di Godego and a Neapolitan lineage, it could derive from the toponym Santiago de Compostela, capital of Galicia in Spain, home to a very famous Sanctuary. , in many cases these are surnames attributed by popular devotion to foundlings entrusting them to the protection of San Giacomo.

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


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