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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Carotti


Dear, extremely rare, it is present in an absolutely dispersed way all over Italy, Carotti has a stock in Cremona, one in the Ancona area in Jesi, Ancona, Senigallia and Belvedere Ostrense and in Cingoli in Macerata, one in Florence in Florence, Dicomano and Pontassieve and in Orbetello in the Grosseto area, one in Terni and one stock in Rome and Rieti, Carotto is practically unique, it should be due to errors in transcription of the previous one, they should all derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from the Latin cognomen Carus, we remember the famous writer Titus Lucretius Carus. The famous translator of the Aeneid was Annibal Caro (Civitanova Marche, 1507-1566), a famous character with this surname.

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

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