Quite rare, La Motta has more stocks. in the Milanese, Campania, Reggio Calabria and Palermo areas, it should derive from one of the many toponyms containing the term Motta as there are anywhere in Italy, the Motta was a small hill built by man, often with defensive intentions. It could also in some cases, especially in Campania, derive from the Norman surname Lamotte with the same origin.
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