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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Papiri


Papiri has strains both in the Piceno and in the province of Rome, Papirii, absolutely rare, it could be Abruzzese, Papirio, equally rare, it seems to have Pugliese and Campanian stocks, they should derive from the Latin Gens Papiria, we remember the Roman patrician Gaius Papirius Carbo who sided alongside Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus and then betraying him, of the use of this name in more recent times we have an example in Brescia in 1580 on the occasion of the apostolic visit of St. Charles to Leno: "... ad quod tenentur illustres domini Antonius, Ioannes Baptista et Abbas, omnes de Martinenghis, nec non magnificus dominus Papirius Madius, cum mercede ducatorum quinquaginta ... ".

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

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