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Subject: Re: Mazzocchi ...Italian name
Author: Sagani   (guest)
Date: November 25, 2004 at 5:45:48 AM
Reply to: Mazzocchi ...Italian name by Sean Foglai
Different derivation are possible since this surname comes from areas that are linguistically different (different dialects):
The area of PIACENZA (not far from MILANO)
The area of NAPLES (Southern Italy)
The regions ABRUZZO-MARCHE (close to southern Italy, not far from Rome).
The immigrants MAZZOCCHI to USA come mostly from the area of PIACENZA:
The name of two villages appears frequently in Ellis Site:
FARINI and BETTOLA.
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