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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Culotti


Culotta is specific of Palermo, of Cefalù in particular of Palermo, of Lascari, of Pollina and of Collesano, Cullotta, absolutely rare, also Sicilian, is due to a wrong transcription of the previous one, Culotti and Culotto, almost unique, are altered forms of the first, should be of Norman origin and derive from the French medieval term culot (low in stature), probably indicating that the ancestors had this characteristic.

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

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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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