Ancona Family History
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Ancona Name Meaning
Italian and Jewish (from Italy): habitational name from the Adriatic port of Ancona, which was founded by Greek refugees from Syracuse in about 390 bc. Its name is derived from Greek ankon ‘elbow’, with reference to the shape of the cape on which it is situated.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press