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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Falcione


Falcinelli is specific to the central belt that includes Forlì and Rimini, Pesaro and Ancona, eastern Tuscany, Umbria and central-northern Lazio, with maximum concentration in Perugia in Assisi, Bastia and Spoleto, Falcini has a stock in Forlì, one in Florence and in Florence, in Campi Bisenzio and Pontassieve, and in Prato, and one in the Perugia area in Città di Castello and Umbertide, Falcino is practically unique, Falcione seems to have a Roman and a Molise lineage, Falcioni is typical of the Marche, with one stock in the Roman countryside and one in Verbanese, they should derive, directly or through hypocoristic forms, from the term and also proper name Falcio, Falcionis, which had in medieval times, in central Italy, the meaning of a collector: "... hoc quod nullam quantitatem pecunie dictus Falcione .. . ". Trace of this surname is found in the second half of the 1300s in the La Spezia area with the notary Nicolao de Falcio.

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

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Nobility: Marchesi
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