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Subject: Re: Puccini & Volta
Author: Anonymous   (guest)
Date: May 8, 2004 at 4:12 PM
Reply to: Puccini & Volta by Grange

I have discovered!

PUCCINI comes from an old masculin first name PUCCIO i.e a variant of
diminutive names like Jacopuccio (from Jacopo).See also the surname PUCCI, spread in Tuscany.

VOLTA is a locative name coming from local toponymy VOLTA MANTOVANA near MANTOVA or MANTUA in English.
In regional Italian or dialect a "Volta" is also a "bend" of a road or a river.

Messages in this thread:
  • Puccini & Volta - Grange  Apr 25 2004, 3:24 AM
    • Re: Puccini & Volta - Anonymous  May 8 2004, 4:12 PM