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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fanfulla


Fanfulla has a stock in Bari, in Bari, Modugno and Palo del Colle, Fanfulli is almost unique and should be due to transcription errors, should derive from the name Fanfulla originated from the nickname of Bartolomeo Tito Alon, the famous Fanfulla da Lodi, man of 'weapons and captain of fortune who made honor in Puglia, participating in the battle of Cerignola and the famous challenge of Barletta in the Bari area in 1503, the fame of his heroic deeds led some Apulian peers to call Fanfulla their own son, one of whom he may have been the progenitor of these families.

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

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