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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pancaldi


Pancaldi is typical of the Bolognese and western Ferrara, Pancalli, absolutely rare, it would seem very rare in the center of Italy, Pancallo and Pancaldo, they could be from the province of Reggio Calabria or Messina, Pancotti is very rare, it should have a core in Milan, Lodi and high Piacenza, another probable in the Bolognese area and a controversial one in the Ancona area, Panecaldo is decidedly rare and specific to southern Latium, Pangalli, almost unique, it would seem to be Veneto, Pangallo has a stock in the Verbania and a very consistent one in the Reggio area and nearby Messina, should all derive from the medieval name Pancaldus already known in 1188, as can be seen from the Diplomatic Code of medieval Lombardy in which we can read: "Year dominice incarnationis thousandth cent octuagesimo octavo, ninth die kallendas marcii, indictione septima .... .... de aliis questionibus nichil scit Petrus Pancaldus iurato dicit quod vidit presbiterum Rubaldum suprascripta and cclesia pro monasterio ... ". hypothesis provided by Enzo Papa The surname Pancallo (and the altered Pangallo) is a Greekism (Pan-kallos) of South-Italy and means Everything beautiful, very beautiful.

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

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