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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Agapito


Agapiti is almost unique, Agapito, absolutely rare, seems to have a stock in the Cosenza area and one in Trieste, they should derive from the medieval name Agapitus in turn derived from the Greek name Agapetòs (Amabile, gentile), we remember with this name Agapito I °, Pope from 535 to 536 venerated as a saint.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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Nobles: Italia
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Language of the text: Italiano

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