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Heraldic Search Last name: FACELLO

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Marchesi
Language of the text: Italiano

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Faccello, practically unique, is from Savona, Facelli is typically Piedmontese, with a stock in Vercelli and one in Turin and Ciriè in Turin, Facello, very rare, has a small stock in Turin and Collegno in Turin and some presences in Cuneo and Savona. , Faccini is typical of northern Italy, with important stocks in the Milan area, the Parma area, the Verona area and the Ferrara area, Facini, very rare, it would seem from northern Italy, has a strain perhaps originating in the Udine area, in particular Artegna, Facino, very more rare, it has a strain in Crotone, they should all derive from various hypocoristic forms of the medieval name Faccio or Facino, in turn derived from the apheresis of the name Bonifacio, of which we have an example in the Diplomatic Code of medieval Lombardy in Brescia in the year 1186: "... iacet in villa de Rothina et de non pertinet Facino ubi medietatem: a mane ser Cotum, in the evening Lanfrancus Lupus, ...", we remember as a famous character the Captain of Ventura Facino Dog who was born in Ca Monferrato salt probably between 1350 and 1360.

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

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