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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lacatena


The Chain, extremely rare, has a small stock in the Neapolitan and Pugliese one that is probably due to errors of transcription of Lacatena that is typically Pugliese, of the Bari area above all, of the Tarentino and of the Brindisi, Integrations provided by Stefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the medieval name Catena, which, in the Christian context, alludes to the cult of the Madonna della Catena (for a more detailed explanation, see the surname Catena). In conclusion, therefore, we are dealing with the surnames of personal names of the founders, even if in some cases a derivation from nicknames attributed to them is not excluded.

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

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Heraldic Search Last name: Lacatena

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Conti - Marchesi - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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