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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cucchiaro


Cucchiari would seem to be specific of Marta in the Viterbo area and Rome, Cucchiaro is typically Friulian, of Trasaghis, Gemona del Friuli, Tolmezzo and Osoppo in the Udine area, with a stock also in Rome, the origin of these surnames should be different, the Friulian stock should derive from a nickname originated from the craft of the progenitor derived from the German term kutscher (coachman, coachman) or from its equivalent Friulian cùcjar, the surname Cucchiaro is present in the area of Gemona and surroundings at least since the 1500s, the Lazio stocks could derive from nicknames originated from the medieval Latin term Cucítarius written sometimes also cugiarius, alteration of the Latin word coclearium, which means spoon.

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

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