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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Crepaldo


Crepaldi is typical of Lombardy, Milan and Varese and Veneto, Venetian and Rovigothic, Crepaldo would seem unique, should derive from a contracted form of the medieval name Garipaldus, of which we have an example in the Historia Langobardorum of Paolo Diacono: "... unde Garipaldus transiturus erat, evaginatum ensem sub amictu tenens, cum iuxta eum Garipald venisset, ut pertransiret, ipse, elevated amictu, toto adnisu eodem ense in cervix percussit caputque eius protinus amputavit .... ", but could also derive from toponyms like Crepaldo (VE) . additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Crepaldo is a Venetian surname that should derive from the Germanic name Haribald, (for the change C / H see CLODOVEO

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

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