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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Catella


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Catella has a stock in Cantello (VA) and one in Adelfia and Bisceglie in Bari, two areas of origin would be identified for Catelli, the Como and Parma areas, Catello seems to be decidedly Neapolitan, they could derive from nicknames originating from the Latin word catellus ( little dog) and it could refer to the fact of breeding dogs or having had to do, in a significant episode, with a dog, but in many cases. may derive from modifications of Latin names like Catullus or Cato.

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


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