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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Altoviti


Absolutely rare, probably of Longobard origins that later settled in Florence, it should derive from the Lombard name Altowido; noble family present in Florence since 1100 it had lordship over the Valdarno they became Marchesi with the Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire Ferdinando II °.

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

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Heraldic Search Last name: Altoviti

Variations Last name: Altovita
Nobles: Italia (Toscana - Lazio)
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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