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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Laiti


Laita, very rare, has a small Veronese stock and one in Tursi in Matera, Laiti is specific to the Verona area, where it is quite widespread, the area of greatest distribution is that of San'Anna di Alfaedo, Verona and Negrar, the original area should be that of San'Anna di Alfaedo and Breonio, clear the Cimbrian origin for the Venetian nucleus, which should derive from the word in Cimbrian language laita (shore, bank, slope), perhaps to indicate that the founders came from the area of the shore of Adige located nearby. hypotheses provided by Fausto Giacomelli Laiti is the surname of my grandmother. seems to derive from an Italianization of the surname Leitner. Originally from the mountainous area of Lessinia. There is a place that bears the name Laita. Where my grandmother (1901) says an Austro-Hungarian graduate stopped and here he formed a family.

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

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