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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Labianca


La Bianca has stocks in all of Sicily, especially in the Palermo area of Bagheria, Palermo and Ficarazzi, but it also has stocks in the Syracuse, Catania, Messina, Enna and Trapani areas, including an Apulian stock, in particular in the Bari area of Giovinazzo and Foggia , and one in Prata Sannita in the Caserta area, Labianca is decidedly Apulian, from Bitonto, Bari, Giovinazzo, Gravina di Puglia, Trani, Barletta and Adelfia in the Bari area, and Trinitapoli, Foggia and San Ferdinando di Puglia in the Foggia area, should be families of Jewish origins, dating back to the 15th century, in many cases converted to Catholicism, dedicated to textile handicrafts, and in particular to bleaching and bleaching of fabrics, from this kind of activity should have taken their surname, but in some cases could also derive from names of districts containing the white root, where the progenitors probably resided or had originated.

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

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