Greco (surname)

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Greco (Italian pronunciation: [ˈɡrɛːko]) is a common Italian surname, ranking 10th among the most widespread surnames in Italy,[1] and it literally means "Greek". Historically, its popularity is due to the frequent relationships between Italy and Greece: in particular, it spread within the Griko communities of Southern Italy and the Arbëreshë minority emigrated from the Balkans since the 15th century.

Variants of the surname include Del Greco, Della Greca, Greci, Grego, Grieco, La Greca, Lagreca, Lo Greco, Logreco, Logrieco, Grech, Grecco, etc.

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  1. ^ "I 100 cognomi più diffusi in Italia" (in Italian). Cognomix. Retrieved 5 April 2013.