Schiaffini has a stump in Sestri levantre and in the break and one in Marino (RM), Rome and Ariccia, Schiaffino is typical of the central eastern Liguria of Camogli in particular, has a secondary strain also in Stintino (SS) founded by fishermen Camogliesi Ivi moved in 1700, of uncertain etymology, according to some derives from the medieval term sclavinus (Liberto); Notable figures were the sculptor Bernardo Schiaffino (1678 1723) and the painter Francesco Schiaffino (1689-1763), but the most famous was certainly the young shepherdess of Camogli Angela Schiaffino to whom the Madonna appeared on July 2, 1518. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Schiaffino is a very old surname of Camogli, born in the THIRTEENTH century, brought for centuries to witness the phase of initiation of a growing interest in maritime traffic in the people of the small village. Then, when it was affirmed the use of the surnames, some drew it from ' scafin ' = small hull, which was the boat which they kept under house to fish or to trade. A Christian Scafin is mentioned for the first time in a notarial deed of August 29, 1267. M. Francipane does it instead derive from the surname base DI STEFANO.
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