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Cascella has a Neapolitan and Pugliese lineage with a nucleus between Barletta and Bari and one in Cerignola and Margherita Di Savoia in the Foggia area. Cascelli has a stock in Foligno (PG), one in Rome, a small one in Bari and Rivello (PZ) , Cascello is absolutely rare and it would seem Campania, could derive from the Latin name Cascellus, Cascella of which we have an example in an ancient Roman tombstone: "I (ovi) o (ptimo) m (aximo) / Val (erius) Flavi (anus ) / Cascellus / Germa (nus) v (otum) s (olvit) l (ibens) m (erito) ", but a derivation from hypocoristic forms of the name Cassius is also possible. integration provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Cascella is a Pugliese surname variant of the surname CASSA. 'Cascia' is a regional Pugliese central-northern form for 'cash'. Source: Minervini 132.

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

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