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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bottecchia


Bottecchia seems specific of the Treviso area, of Colle Umberto, Vittorio Veneto and Conegliano, it should derive from a nickname probably originated from the physical conformation of the progenitor who was perhaps slightly plump. The famous rider was the cyclist Ottavio Bottecchia of San Martino di Colle Umberto (TV), first bricklayer, then medal for military value during the First World War he won the Tour de France in 1924 and 1925. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Bottecchia is derivative of the surname base Botti, comes from the Latin 'butticùla' = botticella.

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

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