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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Locurto


Locurcio is specific of the Foggia area, Lo Curcio is Sicilian or more properly Palermo, Lo Curto, decidedly Sicilian, has the highest concentration in the south-western part of the island, particularly in the Palermo area, Locurto is absolutely rare and should be due to errors in transcription of the previous, they should all derive from nicknames related to the dialectal word curcio or curto (short, low in stature).

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: Locurto

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

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