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Colazzi is almost unique, Colazzo is typical of the Lecce area, with presence in almost all of Puglia, Colella is widespread in the area that includes Lazio, Abruzzo, Molise, Campania and Puglia, Colelli, much less widespread, has stocks in the province of Rome, in Puglia, Foggia and Salento in particular and in the Catanzaro area, Colello is extremely rare, Coletta is widespread throughout Italy, especially in the central-southern part, Coletti is widespread throughout the centronord, with particular spread in the central belt that includes Umbria, Abruzzo and Lazio, Coletto has a Venetian lineage, in particular in the Padua area, with good presences also in the Treviso area and in the Venetian area, and a strain in the Bari area, Colini, absolutely rare, has a small strain between Ancona and Perugia, in Trieste and in Rome, Colino , almost as rare, has a small stock in Trieste, one in Sessa Aurunca in the Caserta area and one in San Nicandro Garganico in the Foggia area, all derive from more or less dialectal modifications of hypo choristers of the apheresis of the name Nicola. We find traces of this name in Naples in 1300 with a certain Colella de Altoculto listed among the employees of the Mint.

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

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