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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ballotti


Ballotta has an Emilian stock in the Piacenza area and in the Modena and Bologna areas, with three stocks also in Sicily in Palermo, Augusta in the Syracuse area and Trapani, typical of the area that includes the Modena, Bologna and Florentine Ballotti, while Balotti in addition to that The range seems to also have a stock in the Grosseto area and one in the upper Brescia area. Balotta has a Lombard lineage in the Milanese area and in the Brescia area with presences also in the Bolognese area. They should derive from the Gallic name originated from the term balo (torment, but also capable of proving hatred), however, it could also derive from nicknames linked to the word ballet, or for a particular ability precisely in the dance or for episodes connected to it.

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

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