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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Le


GROTTAGLIE | LE | LEGROTTAGLIE

Both from Puglia, Le Grottaglie, the rarest of the two, has small stocks in Fasano and Ostuni in Brindisi, Bari and Mottola in the Taranto area, Legrottaglie is specific to Brindisi, Fasano and Ostuni, with small stocks also in San Vito dei Normanni , Carovigno and Cisternino and Mottola nel tarentino and Bari and Palo del Colle in the Bari area. additions provided by Srefano Ferrazzi The origin of these surnames is to be found in the tarantina toponymy and, more precisely, in the municipality of Grottaglie, which, in the Apulian territory, is also known as Le Grottaglie - Li Vurtagghj, according to the dialectical pronunciation.

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

LE | LEPERA | PERA

Le Pera is typically Calabrese, of the area that includes Cosentino above all, the Catanzaro and the Crotone area, Lepera, decidedly more rare, specific to the same area, should derive from the name of the district of Le Pera, a fraction of the Lombards in Cosenza , a fraction that would derive its name from the Greco-Albanian region of Epirus ???????.

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

LE | LEROSE | ROSE

Le Rose is typical of Matera, of Scanzano Jonico, Tursi and Grassano, and of central-northern Calabria, of Crotone, Cutro, Roccabernarda, Cirò, Cirò Marina, Mesoraca and Strongoli in Crotone and Castrovillari, Rossano and Rocca Imperiale in Cosenza, Lerose has a strain in Grassano and Matera in the Matera area and one in Crotone and Cutro in the Crotone and Campana in the Cosenza area, should derive from the toponym Rose nel Cosenza, indicating it as the probable place of origin of the founders.

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


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