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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Colletto


Colletta is present as a leopard spot all over Italy. Colletti seems to have, besides the main nucleus in western Sicily, also an original stock in the Lazio region between the provinces of Rieti and Rome and one in Bologna, Colletto, very rare, has a stock in the Palermo area and one in the Venetian area, should derive from modifications of the apheresis of the name Nicola, we find traces of this surname in Giuliana (PA) in 1500 with the notary Giacomo Colletti, in the Venetian in the second half of 1700 with the composer Giuseppe Colletti . additions provided by Umberto Colletti is a surname originating from Irpinia in particular from Montemiletto (mos milthum), news has been reported since 1600. The Colletti were among the great liberals of the 1860 uprisings in the region, partly savagely exterminated by others by supporters , an outlaw of the pro-Bourbons.

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

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