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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Leotta


Leotta is typical of the Catania area, it should derive from the apheresis of the medieval name Galeotto. additions proposed by Giovanni Francesco Leotta the surname Leotta would be a wrong transcription of Liotta, both very common in Sicily. In Volume Il Blasone in Sicilia, Araldica collection with dictionary of Sicilian noble families, author

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

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Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Baroni - Conti - Cavalieri
Language of the text: Italiano

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