Limatola is typical of Naples and Neapolitan, as San Giorgio a Cremano, Frattamaggiore and Casalnuovo di Napoli and the nearby Caserta, as Orta di Atella, seems to derive from the Benevento name of Limatola, it could date back to the plague period of 1656 when many citizens of Limatola fled away. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Limatola is a Neapolitan surname from the homonymous toponym in the province of Benevento. It means: "flooded land". The town developed in Lombard times, like many other inhabited places in the Benevento countryside. The name dates back to around the 8th century, from 'limo', Latin 'limus' which was formed in those plains due to the flooding of the Volturno.
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