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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lapenna


La Penna has a nucleus in the provinces of Rome and Latina, probably a secondary one in Naples and one in the Foggia area. Lapenna is specific to Puglia, Molise and Basilicata, and should derive from nicknames probably related to the profession of scribe or administrator.

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: Lapenna

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Baroni - Marchesi - Patrizi
Language of the text: Italiano

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