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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pafundi


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Pafundi has a stock in Naples and one in Pietragalla in the Potentino, with presences, always in the Potentino, in Acerenza, Potenza and Oppido Lucano, Pafundo, almost unique, is of the Potentino, they should derive from an ethnic form of the city of Paphos on the island of Cyprus, and probably arrived in Italy brought by Cypriot refugees following clashes with the Turks in 1500.

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


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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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