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This surname dates back to at least the early fifteenth century, along with Baldaquinus, Baldachinus and Baldakin(u), we find it on the Militia Roster in 1417.

In Italian, a baldacchino can refer to a "canopy that is carried", usually used in religious ceremonies (a baldachin in English or baldakkin in Maltese), as well as a luxurious silk fabric that originated from Baghdad. It may come from the Italian surname Baldo, meaning "bold".

This coat of arms features a baldachin, in reference to its possible meaning, atop an argent brick wall signifying spiritual strength.

An image linked to a dedicated page about the Maltese surname Baldachino.
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