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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Porcella


Porcella has a Genoese strain, one Sardinian, especially Cagliari and an Pugliese in Barletta in Bari, Porcelli is a surname present, a leopard stain in all Italy, the strains are many, in Palermo, in Bari, in Neapolitan, Lazio, Trieste, Genovese, in Piedmont and Lombardy, piglets have a strain in Milan and one in Romagna, in the Forlivese and Rimini in particular, Porcello, typically Sicilian, is mainly of Palermo, Campofelice di Roccella, Casteldaccia and Gratteri, should All derive either from the craft of pig breeders or from the Latin cognomen Porcellus or from the hypochoral forms of the Latin nomen Porcius, Porcia or even directly from the Gens Porcia.

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

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