Vitacca has a strain at Calvello in the Potentino and one in Ginosa and Taranto in the Tarentino, Vitacchi is unique, Vitacchio, extremely rare, it would seem of the Vicentino, Vitacco, almost unique, it would appear Lucano, should derive from the medieval name Vitachus, Vitacha, of which We have an example of use in this act of 1084: ".. Alio Ero, Misit domina Vida in Latus Domino Vitaco. Alio I was inter ambos Rivos ad latus Domino Vitaco. Alia Serna in Arenalem Inter ambas vias. Alia Serna in Ripa Velita, Alia Serna in Costa de Arco. Alia Serna iuxta via de Mercato. .. ", name deriving from a medieval hypochoristic form in-cchio referring to the Latin medieval name Vitus or the Germanic name Wido.
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