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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Leopardo


Leopardi is present as a leopard spot throughout the peninsular Italy with a large concentration in Rome, Leopardo, much much rarer, has small stocks in Rome, in the Neapolitan and in the Taranto area, should derive from the Italian medieval name Leopardus of which we have a example in Pisa in the 1400s with "Leopardus condam domini Iacobi del Fornaio" in turn derived from the Latin homonym nomen, whose existence we have an example in an ancient Roman tombstone: "D (is) [M (anibus)] B (a ) ebio Capr [i] ol filio

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

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