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Name Buscemi
Type Surname (from location)
Usage Sicilian
Pronounced Pron. boosh-SHEH-mee(Italian)
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Meaning & History

Name for someone originally from the town of Buscemi in Sicily, derived from the Arabic toponym قلعة أبي شامة‎ (qal'at 'abi shama) meaning "castle of the man with the mole‎" or "castle of (the family of) Abi Shama".
Added 8/19/2017 by Nicholas