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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Leccis


LECCIS | LECIS

Both typically Sardinian, Leccis is present in southern Sardinia, in Cagliari, in the Iglesias and in the Middle Campidano, Lecis is widespread in Cagliari in Cagliari, Assemini, Soleminis and Monserrato, and in the Medio Campidano in Serrenti, Gonnosfanadiga and Samassi, should derive from a Sardinian apheretic form of the name Alessio. additions provided by Luciano Lecis Distributed in a sort of quadrilateral formed by Cabras, Escalaplano, Isili and Ussaramanna, Lecis has a common origin in Leccis, they indicate with the suffix -s, a plural of family, especially in the Campidano, with probable origin from the Alesci name, Alessio, of Byzantine memory Alexis. Documented in ancient Sardinian essays CDS II 44, year 1410 as Lexis. (M.Pittau, origin of the surnames)

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


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