Schini, absolutely very rare, is almost certainly due to errors in transcription of the surname Schino that seems to be specific to Bari and Bari and that should derive from the apheresis of the hypochoristic name Francis, but could also derive from Greek name Skinos country belonging to the prefecture of Corinth at 75 Km from Athens, according to some may derive from the apheresis of the nickname Petty, we recall the use of this title with the famous Guerin Meschino, epic romance novel of 1400. Additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Schino is an Apulian surname of origin dubbed by the noun ' schino ' from the Greek ' skhinos ' = Lentisk. Minervini 445.
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