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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Gresti


GRESTA | GRESTI

Gresta has a stock in Senigallia and Monterado in Ancona and Pesaro, and a stock in Sicily in Catania, Catania and Gravina di Catania, Gresti has a very small stock in Ancona and one in Sicily, Palermo and Catania Acireale, they should derive from nicknames based on the apheresis of the medieval term agrestis (campagnolo), probably to indicate a peasant origin of the founders.

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

GRESTI | LI | LIGRESTI

Li Gresti, absolutely rare, would seem to be from Paternò, Ligresti is typically Sicilian, from Catania and Paternò, Fiumefreddo di Sicilia and Catania, it should derive from a nickname that indicates the rural (rural) origin of the family.

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


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