Bocchetti surname.

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Bocchetti surname.

Postby bocchetti » 14 Feb 2010, 20:55

Does anyone know anything about Bocchetti surname?

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Re: Bocchetti surname.

Postby Tessa78 » 14 Feb 2010, 22:05

Welcome to the forum :-)

What specifically would you like to know? The meaning of the name? Its origins?
Or are you looking for family?

If you give us more clues, names, dates, locations, etc., we can help you search...

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Re: Bocchetti surname.

Postby bocchetti » 15 Feb 2010, 20:30

Tessa78 wrote:Welcome to the forum :-)

What specifically would you like to know? The meaning of the name? Its origins?
Or are you looking for family?

If you give us more clues, names, dates, locations, etc., we can help you search...

T.

Thank you,

A wold like know all about my surname Bocchetti! Meaning, origins and Heraldry (?).

My great-grandfather was born in Miano - Napoles, Italy and he called Vincenzo Bocchetti. He came to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the beginning to 19th century and married with Angelina Politano. She was born in Calabria, Italy.

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Re: Bocchetti surname.

Postby bocchetti » 15 Feb 2010, 20:31

bocchetti wrote:
Tessa78 wrote:Welcome to the forum :-)

What specifically would you like to know? The meaning of the name? Its origins?
Or are you looking for family?

If you give us more clues, names, dates, locations, etc., we can help you search...

T.

Thank you,

A wold like know all about my surname Bocchetti! Meaning, origins and Heraldry (?).

My great-grandfather was born in Miano - Napoles, Italy and he called Vincenzo Bocchetti. He came to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil the beginning to 19th century and married with Angelina Politano. She was born in Calabria, Italy.


Correct initial 20th century!

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Re: Bocchetti surname.

Postby Tessa78 » 15 Feb 2010, 20:47

Here is a great place to start. It is a link to Italian Names.

http://www.angelfire.com/ok3/pearlsofwi ... names.html

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Re: Bocchetti surname.

Postby PeterTimber » 15 Feb 2010, 21:12

Bocchetti is a derivation of the base surname BOCCA in the Italian surname dictionaryalong with many variaitons, derivations alterations.The name BOCCA which was very common in 11th century and derived from nicknames Bocca in the North and Bucca in the south part of Italy.

The significance of the name comes from the physical characteristic of the human mouth and can have meaning relating to speech, sincerity, lies, falsehood andwisdom.

There is no immediate family heraldic ties to BOCCHETTI, however deep research may uncover some historical features about the BOCCHETTI surname in relation to the geographic origins of your family in Italy. =Peter=
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