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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Chiericati


Chieregati seems to be specific to the Rovigoto, Trecenta in particular, Chieregato has a nucleus in Chioggia (VE) and one in Badia Polesine (RO), Chiericati, very rare, is specific to the area which includes the Modena area, Mantua and Ferrara. , Chiericato, very very rare, is typical of the Verona area, Paduan, Chierigati and Chierigato are only forms due to transcription errors, should derive from being the progenitor son of a clericus, medieval word to define a churchman, not ordained a priest, or by being himself, the termination in-inato in Veneto and in-Emilia in eastern and eastern Lombardy has very often a patronymic value replacing the expression son of .. We find traces of these surnames in the early 1500s in Fabriano where a certain Franciscus Chierigatus of Vicenza is Locumtenens Cardinalis.

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

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