The Italian surname Tricarico is most likely derived from a place name. There is a Tricino, located three kilometers east of Pompeii. There is also a Tricarico city located in Southern Italy near Matera in the region of Basilicata. The earliest records of this city refer to it as Tricarium. The etymology of this place name is uncertain, but, it may be derived from "tricarico" meaning "three cargos." As surnames began to be used in Italy in the 15th century, it was fairly common for someone to be referred to by their place of origin.
Early Origins of the Tricarico family
The surname Tricarico was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) where one branch of this family name emerged and grew both in numbers and influence.
Early History of the Tricarico family
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Tricarico Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Tricino, Litricino, Triccino, Letricia, Tricarico, Litrici, Trichi and many more.
Early Notables of the Tricarico family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Tricarico family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Pietro Triccino, who arrived at the port of New York Mar. 29, 1888 on the "Britannia" sailing out of Naples; F. Trichi, who arrived at the port of New York Mar. 7, 1891 aboard the ".