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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Schinca


SCHINCA | SCHINCHI | SCHINCO

Schinca is typical of the Savona, of Mallare and Quiliano, Schinchi, almost unique, it would seem Tuscan, Schinco is typically Apulian, of Gravina in Puglia in the Bari and Foggia, could derive from a nickname based on the archaic Greek word skenikòs (scenic, Theatrical worker, actor), the southern stump could be of Balkan origin, traces of these cognominizations we find in Gravina in the second half of 1400 with Pietro Schinco benefactor of the factory of the local cathedral.

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


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