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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Scocca


Shell is typical of the area that includes the Beneventano, with Pietrelcina, Benevento and Buonalbergo, and the Campobassano with Gambatesa and Campobasso, the etymological origin is doubtful, could derive from a name Norman craft based on the term escohier (skinning , pellemakers), but much more probably should derive from a nickname originated from the term Lombard skokka (nag, horse from Tyre).

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

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