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Surnames in Basilicata, Italy

In Basilicata the most common surnames are toponyms, that is, related to place of origin: Albano, Calabrese, Cirigliano, Cosentino, Genovese, Grieco, Lauria, Lombardi, Montemurro, Stigliano.

As with other regions of Southern Italy, we find surnames formed with definite articles (La, Lo, Le) such as Larocca, Laguardia, Lasala, Latorre, Labella, Lamacchia, Lasalandra, Lobascio, Lenoci, Locantore, Lo Piccolo, Logiurato, Loperfido, Lorusso, Lovaglio.

Other common, typical surnames are formed using prefixes as "mastro" (Mastronardi, Mastrangelo, Mastrosimone), "papa" (Papaleo, Papapietro) and "tata" (Tatananni).
Basilicata region
The list of different surnames is mostly based on the white pages for the 1990's.

Surnames in the province of Matera:

Surnames in the province of Potenza:

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