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Etymological origin of Italian surname: 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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Variations Last name: de Curtibus,Curti,Corte,Scurto
Nobles: Italia (Veneto - Regno Di Sicilia - Regno Di Sardegna - Regno Di Napoli)
Nobility: Nobili - Cavalieri - Baroni - Marchesi
Language of the text: Italiano

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Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

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