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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Italian
Other Forms FormsCatapane, Catapani

Meaning & History

Means "catapan, governor of a catepanate", ultimately from Byzantine Greek κατεπάνω (katepánō) "(the one) placed at the top, or the topmost".
Added 4/23/2023 by jocatchi
Edited 4/30/2024 by Mike C