Lampa
Can anyone tell me the history and meaning of the surname "Lampa"?
Thanks.
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This surname exists in ITALY too, but also in easter Europe.
The Italian Lampas live near the city of ANCONA, not far from Rome.
This italian surname is too local, so it is difficult to explain.
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1. Swedish: unexplained.
2. Hispanic: apparently an occupational nickname from lampa ‘hoe’. This name is found in Bolivia and Peru, but not in Spain or Portugual.

(Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press)
www.ancestry.com
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