Coppa is panitaliano, widespread as a leopard spot both in the south, in the center and in the north, Coppi is widespread throughout the central north with a stock also in the Bari area, Coppo has a nucleus in Piedmont and one between Padua and Venice, derive from the Italian medieval name Coppo, Coppa, as we can see in San Gimignano (SI): "... friar Iohanní condam domini Coppi de Sancto Geminiano ...". We find traces of this surname in 1200 in Venice with a certain Malgherito Coppo, in 1300 we find in Valdarno a Stoldo di Coppo, the cup family counts among its titles that of counts of Valmacca and consignori of Brusasco always in Monferrato. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Coppi is the medieval proper name Coppus (XIII century), of supernominal origin from the 'coppo' 'pot-bellied container of earth cooked for oil; jar ", which applied to person had to mean" pot-bellied ". The surname is alive above all in Modena and Fiumalbo. Source: F. Violi, Surnames in Modena and in the Modena area.
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