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Contenta has a stock in Rome and Patrica in the frusinate and one in Sicily in Brolo, Gioiosa Marea and Piraino in the Messina area, Contente is a specific surname of the Salerno area, of Perdifumo in particular, Contenti has various small stocks in the Arezzo area, in the Marche, in Umbria and Rome, Contento has a Trieste stock, one from Abruzzo in Pescara, L'Aquila and Lanciano in Theatine, one in Rome and in Sezze in the latinense, one in Naples and Castellammare di Stabia in the Neapolitan and Nocera Inferiore in Salerno, and one in the Bari area, in Monopoli, Alberobello, Castellana Grotte and Trani, with a small stock also in Fasano in Brindisi, should derive from the medieval name Contentus, Contenta, with the meaning of contented, satisfied, attributed by parents, who wished for the own son a future full of satisfactions, could also derive from place names.

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

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