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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Finotto


Finotelli is typical of the area that includes the Rovigoto, the Ferrara, the Forlì and the Ravenna, Finottelli, practically unique, of the Ferrara area, it should be an altered form of the previous one, Finotello has two stocks, one between western Piedmont and eastern Lombardy and one in the Venetian area which includes the Rovigoto, the Venetian, the Paduan and the Trevisano, Finottello is the only one in Pavia and should be due to an error in transcription of the previous one, Finotti seems to have two large nuclei, in the area that includes the strip goes from Turin to Milan and in the area that includes Rovigoto and Ferrara, Finotto has a lineage between Padua, Treviso and the province of Venice, they should all derive from hypocoristic, even double, forms of the medieval name Fino, but it is also possible that they originated from hypocoristics of the apheresis of names like Ruffino, Delfino, or other similar; example of this name is found in an act of 1164 preserved in the bishop's archive of Pavia, where it reads: "... ibi prope filius Buauzia pertice III et tab III, coheret Martinus Biffa et filius Arpini et Finus filius Arpini ibi prope unam peciam, coheret via et rivulus et sunt X pertice; ibi prope Iohannis de Valle, Falcio, Obertus Ferrarius unam peciam, ... ".

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

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