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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Vesci


Vesce, very rare, is typical of the Neapolitan and the Beneventano, it would be native to the area of Calvi and San Giorgio Del Sannio (BN), Vesci has a strain at Lamezia Terme in Catanzaro, Vescia, also rare, is specific Gargano Peschici (FG), Vescio is very widespread in Lamezia Terme, with good presences also in Serrastretta, Gizzeria, Conflenti, Nocera Terinese, and Pianopoli, in Catanzaro, could derive from a nickname related to the Latin word viscilium (kind of parasitic mistletoe of the oak) or the name of the mushroom Vescia, But most probably derive from the name Vescia, the main city of Aurunci, located on the borders of Lazio with Campania. Integrations provided by Pierangela Ferraris the Vescia family is originally from Ravenna, from where it moved to Forlì around 1600.

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

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