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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Colafato


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Colafati, absolutely rare, would seem to be specific to Lamezia Terme in Catanzaro, and to Filadelfia in the Vibonese, Colafato, very very rare, it would seem specific to Pizzo in the Vibonese, with some presence also in Molise, should derive from a Greek term composed by apheresis name Nicola, with the addition of the suffix ????? fatis (fame, called, called), with the meaning either of Nicholas the famous or even of that called Nicholas.

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


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