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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Crusca


CRUSCA | CRUSCHI | CRUSCO

Bran, absolutely rare, would seem to have southern origins, from the Salerno and Lucan area and Sicily, Cruschi has a strain in Cutrofiano in the Lecce area, Crusco has a stock in Sapri in the Salerno area and in Naples, in Maratea and Muro Lucano in the Potentino and Grisolia, Santa Maria del Cedro, Diamante and Scalea in the Cosenza area, should derive from a nickname based on the dialectal term lucano and calabrese crùscu (hard, rude), probably to underline the behaviors of 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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