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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Macchia


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Two stocks, one in the Messina area and one in the Foggia area, could derive from nicknames linked to toponyms such as Borgo Macchia (MT), Macchia (FG), San Cosimo alla Macchia (BR), Macchia di Giarre (CT), but in some cases , a derivation from apheresis of Greek names like Kallimachos, Lysimachos, etc. is not to be excluded

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

MACCHIA

It should originate from the south, between Puglia, Basilicata and Campania, it derives from nicknames linked to toponyms such as: Macchia (FG) - (SA), Borgo Macchia (MT), and others similar.

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


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