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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Loprete


Loprete is quite rare, it seems to have, besides the Calabrian nucleus, also a Brindisi strain, Lo Prete, always very rare, besides the Calabrian nucleus, it also has a strain in the Foggia area, they should derive from nicknames related to the word priest. (see Prete), but according to a very concrete hypothesis they would derive from the Albanian surname Prifti which spread in Greece in the 1500s and then arrived there in Italy.

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

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Heraldic Search Last name: Loprete

Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Marchesi
Language of the text: Italiano

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