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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bratto


Bratti, is typical of the area that includes the provinces of Modena, Bologna, Ferrara, Ravenna and Forlì, with a strain perhaps not secondary in Friuli, Bratto is absolutely rare, Bratus, extremely rare, is Istrian, Dalmatian, should derive from the late name Latin Brattus derived from the Celtic Brath or even directly from the latter, Traces of this surname can be found in Umag in Istria in 1200 with the nobleman Almerigo Bratti and in 1300 in Carpi (MO) we find the Ingrano Bratti jurisconsult. additions provided by Marco Pasquali - Rome BRATUS as well as Istrian is also Dalmatian, and could derive from the Greek name Brathos of today's island of Brač.

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

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