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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Persico


Persichelli, very rare, is Roman, Persichello is almost unique, Persichetti is typical of the area that includes Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio, Persichetti is specific to Umbria and Lazio, Persichilli is typically Lazio, frusinate and in particular of Ripi, with a small stock in Molise, Persichillo is typical of the province of Campobasso, Persichini is typical of the Marche, Umbria and Lazio, Persichino, very rare, is typical of the Frusinate and Neapolitan, Persici has a Bolognese stock, and a Rome with significant presences also in Umbria, Persico is widespread throughout the centrosud, particularly in the provinces of Rome, Latina, Pescara, Caserta, Naples, Salerno, Lecce, Catanzaro and Sicily, all these surnames could derive directly or through hypocorisms from the Latin cognomen and medieval name Persicus, of which we have an example with Annuntius Persicus de Persicis quoted in the List of the scholars of the Study of Perugia relative to the year 1574, but it is also p it is possible to derive from the many toponyms containing in their name the root Persic-, or from nicknames connected with morphological characteristics of the place where the family resided, a place characterized by the presence of many Peschi (perches in the various dialectal forms).

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

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