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CURTI | CURTIS | CURTO

Curti is widespread throughout Italy, Curtis, very rare, seems specific to Cervaro (FR), Curto has stocks all over the south, in the province of Rome, in that of Belluno and in Piedmont, they should all have originated from a nickname linked to the low stature of the progenitor, the surname Curtis could also derive from the medieval noun curtis (of the Court) meaning belonging to the court of a nobleman.

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


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