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Both specific to the Veronese of Villafranca Di Verona in particular, they derive from the medieval name composed by the name Facino and Cane typical of the Verona area, we remember the condottiere and captain of fortune Facino Cane born around 1360 from a noble family. additions provided by Gianni Faccincani The surname Facincani or Faccincani comes from the town of Villafranca in the province of Verona. In fact, in a document of 1447 he was named "Johanne filio by Jacobo dicto Facinchani q. Johannes de Villafrancha" Therefore the surname can be traced back to 1360-1380. In another document of 1427 (cadet branch),

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

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