Reference Entry

Chico

Edited by Patrick Hanks

in Dictionary of American Family Names

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780195081374
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780195188417
Chico

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1. Spanish and Portuguese: from chico ‘small’, ‘young’ (of uncertain origin, perhaps from Latin ciccum ‘trifle’), applied as a nickname

Reference Entry.  89 words. 

Subjects: Names Studies

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