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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scapecchi


Scapecchi is typical of Arezzo and Aretino, Scapecchio is practically unique, should derive from a nickname originated from the term Tuscan archaic scapecchiare, an operation that is accomplished during a first combing of the flax and consists of freeing it from Capecchio, a voluminous and viscose material normally used for padding, could indicate that the job of the ancestor was precisely that.

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

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