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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Coatti


Coati is typical of Verona, San Pietro in Cariano and Marano di Valpolicella, Coato, absolutely rare, it would appear to be Venetian, Coatti, in addition to the Veronese stock, it has one from Romagna in the Ferrara to Argenta and Ferrara and Ravenna, to Ravenna and Alfonsine has a stock in Verona, Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella and Negrar, they should all derive from the Latin term coactus (forced, forced), whose attribution is perhaps dating back to the time of the Ostrogothic dominion, when slaves were transformed into serfs, free, but forced to work the fields in the service of the feudal lords.

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

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