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Calcaterra is present throughout the national territory, showing two distinct strains, one in Sicily, the other in the Marche, Incalcaterra has a Sicilian stock, especially in Trapani and Mazara del Vallo in the Trapani area and one in the Lazio region in Civitavecchia, both should derive from nicknames related to the activity of the progenitor, probably a farmer, according to others it would instead be nicknames originating from the low stature of the progenitor. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli In Sicily the surname Calcaterra comes from the Sicilian word scherzoso 'carcaterra' = nanolateral. Rohlfs 58.

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

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Variations Last name: Calcaterra Merluzzo
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Baroni - Conti
Language of the text: Italiano

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