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TOCCAFONDI | TOCCAFONDO

Toccafondi is typically Tuscan, of the area that includes the Prato and the Florentine, of Prato in particular and of Vernio, Vaiano and Cantagallo in Prato, of Florence, Barberino di Mugello, Borgo San Lorenzo, Campi Bisenzio and Scandicci in the Florentine, Toccafondo, Much rarer, it would seem to have a strain in Pisa, in particular at San Giuliano Terme, should derive from nicknames originated perhaps from life experiences of the ancestor particularly unfortunate, but it is also possible that derive from nicknames originated from Game of the Toccafondo, a lot of the game of the Tre Morra, in which the winner among the first two contenders plays with the third, nickname perhaps motivated by the habit of the ancestor for this kind of game.

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


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