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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cannataro


Cannata, very widespread, is typically Sicilian, Cannatà, much rarer than that of Reggio, Cannataro is specific to Cosenza, Rende, Mendicino, Castrolibero, Trenta and Rovito in the Cosenza area, could derive from a nickname, more or less dialectal, originated from the fact that the capostipitre was a craftsman who built cannate (a sort of fishing nets), but in Calabria the cannata is also called cannata. additions provided by Paolo Chiaselotti The surname derives from the craft of cannate, terracotta mugs.

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

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