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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Ferrata


Ferrata probably of the centronord, is absolutely rare, Ferrati has an original stock in the Florentine and one in the Rovigoto, Ferrato has a stock in the Paduan area and one in Piedmont, in the provinces of Turin, Asti and Cuneo, they should all derive from the many types of names, or names of mountains and localities containing the term ferrato or ferrata, such as Grottaferrata (RM), the various xxxx Monferrato such as Casale Monferrato (AL), Sassoferrato (AN) and the like, but it is also possible a reference to crafts of iron craftsmen or to a condition so comfortable that you can afford to wear the ferrate, a sort of wool or silk tabard, which indicates a significant social condition.

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

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