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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Altamura


Surname deriving from the toponym Altamura (BA), it is widespread in an area limited to the province of Bari, while it is present both in Puglia and in Campania. additions provided by Giuseppe Altamura The surname Altamura is also present in the municipality of Satriano (CZ) and surrounding areas. This is due to the fact that the prince of Satriano, around about 1600, sent settlers from Puglia to repopulate the countryside that had remained uninhabited due to epidemics.

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
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Patrizi
Language of the text: Italiano

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