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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Piccioni


Piccione has a Sicilian stock, one from Puglia, especially in the Salento peninsula, a small one in Calabria, one in Rome and one between Alexandria and Genoese, Piccioni has a stock between Piedmont and Lombardy, but the main core is in the central belt that includes Tuscany southern, the Marche and Umbria, Teramo and Lazio, and also a strain in southern Sardinia, could derive from the fact that the progenitors bred pigeons, can derive from toponyms such as Piccione in Perugia, traces of these surnames can be found for example with Antonia Piccione in 1469 in Conversano (BA), and in 1614 in an act in the Syracuse area where a Pietro Piccione is mentioned.

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

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