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Subject: Re: Surnames
Author: Giacomo   (guest)
Date: March 25, 2004 at 12:14 PM
Reply to: Surnames by Bianca

BIANCA is an Italian surname. It is a variant of BIANCHI pr BIANCO that is white. This surname has come from a nickname due to namely to physical characteristics such as the colour of skin.
In Italy sunames started officially in XVIth or XVIIth century.
And they settled permanently in XIXth century.

Italy has a large number of surnames deeply influenced by local dialects and way of life

Messages in this thread:
  • Surnames - Bianca  Feb 18 2003, 4:54 PM
    • Re: Surnames - Giacomo  Mar 25 2004, 12:14 PM
    • Re: Surnames - bianca  Jul 17 2003, 10:30 PM