Manocchio Family History
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Manocchio Name Meaning
Southern Italian: of uncertain derivation; perhaps originally a nickname, from mal(o) + occhio, i.e. ‘evil eye’, later changed to obscure its meaning (compare Manacorda, from mal(o) + cor(d) ‘bad heart’, and similar). Caracausi’s Greek etymology is not plausible.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press