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Trapella is specific to the area that includes Ferrarese and Rovigoto, in Ferrara, Mesola, Codigoro and Jolanda di Savoia in Ferrarese and Porto Viro and Ariano Polesine in Rovigoto, with a secondary strain in the Roman and Latinense, probably arrived from Veneto on the occasion Of the reclamation of the Pontine marshes, Trapelli, almost unique has some presence in the Brescia and in Emilia, Trappella, even rarer, it would seem Emiliano, Trappelli is unique, these surnames could derive from nicknames originated from the word Dialect Lombardoveneto Trapel (small deception, but also a novel branch of a Vine), probably attributed in a playful and affectionate tone to the ancestor, but it could also derive from the archaic term trapello (sort of cloth bag with hooks used To drag heavy things), in this case it would indicate perhaps the job of man of fatigue carried out by the founder.

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

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