Scapin is typical Veneto del Padua and Vicenza, Scapini, rarer, is of Verona as Escapini, but also has a stump in the Florentine, Scapino and Escapino, very rare, are of Turin, Scappin, very rarely, is the Trevigiano, should derive from the name late Latin Scapinus, of which we have an example in the diplomatic code of medieval Lombardy to the year 1151, where in one act we read: "... Sicut hic subter legitur, ita ut when Brilionus et Scapinus, Germani infantuli et nepotes ipsius Petri et filii quondam Iohannis here Dicebatur Gramaticus... ". Integrations provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Scapin is surname Veneto from the dialectal term ' scapìn ' = Boots (part of the sock that dresses the foot). Olivieri 247.
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