Surname Versace, Versaci
There are several theories about the origin of the surname Versace:
- Versace derives from the Greek surname Bersàkis. The Greek letter β- (beta) is pronounced as the Italian v-.
- There was also a street with that name in the communes of Motta San Giovanni and San Procopio in Reggio Calabria.
- According to other authors, Versace could derive from the Greek form of the Latin word versus.
Despite being a rare surname in Italy, Versace is known worldwide from its influence in the fashion world.