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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pappacena


Pappacena is a typically Campania surname, from Sarno in the Salerno area, with small stocks also in Poggiomarinoe San Giuseppe Vesuviano in the Neapolitan, in Rome and in Latina, Pappaceno, almost unique, is almost certainly due to errors of transcription of the previous one, it should be about nicknames originated or from the too greedy behavior of the founders, that is someone who ate with great greed, or from behaviors too casual, in this case the term pappa would have the meaning of take away, meaning that the forefather was one who could even take you away dinner under the nose.

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: Cavalieri
Language of the text: Italiano

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