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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Contu


CONTU

Contu is typically Sardinian, widespread throughout the island, no excluded area, it should derive from a nickname originating from the Sardinian term contu (count, calculation, competence, relevance), perhaps to indicate that the founders were administrators of some landowner or of some noble.

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


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