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Corteggiani, very rare, is typical of Rome and the Roman, Corteggiano, very very rare, has a stock in Rome, one in Naples and one in the Foggia area, Cortegiani has a stock in Rome and one in Mompeo in Rieti and one in Palermo, Cortegiano, almost unique, is from central Italy, Cortigiani is typically Tuscan, from Florence and Siena, from Poggibonsi, Colle Val d'Elsa and Siena, Cortigiano, more rare, is specific to Bari, they should all derive from the fact that the family they belonged to courtiers, that is, people who orbited in the papal court, ducal or royal, as characters of contour, or as companions 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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