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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Litterio


Litteri is typically Sicilian from Valguarnera Caropepe and Leonforte in the Enna area and from Catania, Litterio has a stock in the Theatine area of Lanciano, Atessa and Vasto, one in Pescopennataro in the Isernia area and one in Rome, should derive from the medieval name Litterius, of whose use we have an example in the act with which, in the summer of 1228, 4300 Pisan citizens swore to maintain the alliance made with Siena, Pistoia and Poggibonsi, in the act among the subscribers appears a certain Litterius Tellandi De populo Sancti Maczei.

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

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