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Etymological origin of Italian surname: La monica


The Monaca is very uncommon, it has a stock in the Milanese, in the Theatine, in the Foggia and in Sicily, La Monica, typically Sicilian, has probably a secondary stock in Campania, deriving from nicknames linked to the fact of being originally close to a monastery or to the its dependencies; a principle of this surname can be found in the Diplomatic Code of medieval Lombardy under the year 1178: "... Year ab incarnation of our domains Iesu Christi thousandth cent septuagesimo octavo, decimus kalendas madii, indecione elevec .... Interfuerunt Bernardus de la Monica , Carnelevarius de Burgo, Marabottus de Milano ... "and under the year 1191:" ... year dominice incarnacionis thousandth cent nonagesimo primo, index ninth, tercio die mensis decembris Iuraverunt Iohannes Desparius and Tebaldus archipresbiter et Aglerius Grossus et Ru | finus Marisanus and Hugo de Curte and Robertus de la Monaca and Petrus Senex ... ".

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

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