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Crotta has a Lombard lineage in Lecco, one in Romagnese (PV), and in Piedmont in Chiaverano (TO), Crotti is in the Emilia-Romagna area, with a large concentration in the area between the provinces of Brescia, Bergamo and Cremona, Crotto , very rare, is from the province of Turin, should derive from a nickname dependent on toponyms such as Crotta d'Adda (CR) or Crotto (CO) or even from names of places identifiable by the presence of a cave or crotto, Crottus was also a male name in use in the Middle Ages, we find traces of these surnames in Milan in a deed dated 1113 where he appears as a witness: "Signum + manuum ... Crotto da Canova ...", later in the second half of the 1300s at the Court of Visconti is Ducal Secretary Ludovico Crotto, in 1400 by Dominus Michele of Ser Antonio de Crottus de Bondiono (resident in Ponte in Valtellina, who moved to the castle of Bellaguarda giving rise to the noble Crotti di Mazzo, in Mazzo (SO) in 1600 Giovanni Abbondio Crotto is Deca no of the community of Mazzo in the year 1616.

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

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Variations Last name: De Crota,Crota
Nobles: Italia (Piemonte - Lombardia)
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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