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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Lapicca


The Picca is almost unique, it has little presence in Genoa and Sardinia, Lapicca, very very rare, has some presence in Liguria and in Sardinia in Carloforte in the Iglesias, should derive from nicknames probably originated from the fact that the founders brought the pike ( a kind of spear bearing a sort of blade at the top), in their activity, probably that of city guards or pikeman soldiers, that is, pike-bearers, often used as a representative body.

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

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Language of the text: Italiano

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