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Ancarani is typical of Romagna and Marche, Angarani is almost unique, Angarano is instead from Puglia, from Bari and in particular from Bisceglie, Trani, Bari and Terlizzi, they could derive from the toponym Ancarano in the urban area or from the homonym in Teramo, but more probably derive from locality names originating from the presence on site of a temple dedicated to the goddess Ancaria or from the presence of a farm owned by an Ancharius, a Latin name of which we have an example in an ancient tombstone: "Ti (berio) Iulio Po [l] / lieno Auspices league [t (o)] Augusti / pr (o) pr (aetore) c (larissimo) v (iro) co (n) s (uli) / praesidi ra / rissimo / Q (uintus) Ancharius / Felix a militiis ", we remember with this name the Margrave of Spoleto and Camerino from 937 to 940. additions provided by Luca Agrioli a fairly widespread surname in central and northern Italy is divided into two categories, one, the most widespread, of Christian origin, the second derived from the name Ancarano and Angarano of Jewish origin today diffused sol or in a few units in central Italy. The origin of the name Ancarano in central Italy is certainly proven by the Ancona state archive which deals with notarial deeds of sale made by the Ancarano family until 1656, there are also more recent information found in the archives of the municipality of Ancona, in earlier periods there are traces in Portugal.