Squarcina is typically Veneto, of Venice and Padua, of Abano Terme, Montegrotto Terme, Padova, Selvazzano Dentro and Rubano, Squarcini is Tuscan, Borgo San Lorenzo and Firenze in the Florentine and Montopoli in Val D'arno, Capannoli and Pontedera in Pisa, They should derive from nicknames originated from the archaic Italian term squarcina, a kind of knife with curved blade, like a short scimitar, perhaps to identify in the heads of butchers or even mercenaries or grassers, this use we have a Example: "... Postea Ildibrandus Ascendit in Equum album, et ivit ad plateam positus in the middle in Luchino Tastonis supranomine dicto pescella, et a farolfo catenaccio suited Squarcina, Cuin ornatis sentiferis lanceas et scutos deportantibus. In the stalls praeparatum erat Magnum torneamentum, Multaeque Domnae et domnicellae in Fenestris erant, et fine troubles populi in the stalls. ..".
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