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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Caltagirone


Typical of central-western Sicily, it has a secondary stock also in Rome, it should derive from the toponym Caltagirone (CT). additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Caltagirone is a Sicilian surname and toponym, it comes from the Arabic Qal'at-al-ghiran = castle of the caves.

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

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