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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Fiocchi


Fiocchi seems to have three stocks, one in the Milanese and Pavia areas, one in the Bolognese area and one in the Umbria area on the border with the rietino and in the rietino area itself, Fiocco has various stocks, in the Brescia, Verona, Padua and Rovigoto, in Lazio, in the Roman in particular, in the Theatine, Campobasso, Foggia, Caserta, Naples and Salerno areas and one in the Messina and Catania areas, the derivation could be from alterations of the Latin cognomen Flaccus. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Fiocchi is based on the ancient nicknames formed by 'flake', through trade names (whoever collects and sells flakes of wool or silk, or who produced a medium-sized pasta in the shape of a bow), or even uses figurative, playful and allusive (whoever wore a bow tie or bow tied to his shirt, who had a boat with a bow, that is a triangular sail placed at the bow, etc.)

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

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