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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fiandaca


FIANDACA

Fiandaca is typically Sicilian, in particular of the nissenus, of Santa Caterina Villarmosa, Caltanissetta and Riesi, and of Palermo, the family gave its name to the toponym Fiandaca di Acireale in Catania, the etymological origin could be from a dialectal modification of the Arabic name Fayyad. additions provided by G. Vezzelli the surname should derive from a modification of the Sicilian term ciannacca in turn derived from the Arabic word hannaka (necklace), perhaps to characterize a particular habit of the progenitor to wear an eye-catching necklace.

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


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