Surnames Greco, Greca, Grecchi, Grecco, Grechi, Greci, Logreco and more
Greco is one of the 10 most common surnames in Italy. It is a toponym, the base being the demonym Greco: Greek.
Sometimes some toponyms were associated with certain peculiarities and the idiosyncrasy of the inhabitants of the place, and based on these, they were applied to people, sometimes with an ironic or derogatory tone.
Thus, Greco, is a surname related not only to the inhabitants of Greece, but to all “the other shore of the Adriatic”, including, for example, the Albanians. It was also awarded to anyone who was a Christian of the Greco-Byzantine rite and to a person who was “clever, cunning, a thief, who has two faces”.
Derived surnames: Greca, Grecchi, Grecco, Grechi, Greci, Greco, Grecu, Lo Greco, Lo, Grieco, Logreco, Logrieco