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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Piccola


Small, extremely rare, it would appear to be Neapolitan, Piccolella, only slightly less rare, has a Roman stock and one of Caserta, Naples and Avellino, Piccolelli, absolutely rare, is from Cerignola in the Foggia area, Piccoletti, very rare, is from Arezzo. , Piccolillo, also very rare, is from Cetraro nel cosentino, Piccolin is typical of the area that includes Trentino with Bolzano and Moena and Falcade in the Belluno area, which would appear to be the area of origin, Piccolini is specific to western Lombardy, the Varese area, Milanese and Pavia, and from Novara, with a stock also in Bari and one in Catania, Piccolino has a stock in Vigevano in Pavia, one in Ausonia in frusinate and one in Bari, Piccolotti is specific to Orbetello and Capalbio in Grosseto, Piccolotto is of Bassano del Grappa in the Vicenza area, of Asolo in the Treviso area and of Lentiai and Feltre in the Belluno area, Piccoli is very widespread throughout the Italian peninsular, especially in Lombardy and Veneto, in the Bari area and Tarantino, with some strains in Abruzzo and Molise and in Lazio, Piccolis is practically unique, Piccolo is Panitalian, derive, directly or through various hypocoristic forms, from the medieval name Piccolus or even from nicknames linked to short stature or being a piccolus ie a pike-carrying soldier (a sort of late Latin weapon).

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

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