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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Moretti


MORET | MORETTI | MORETTINI | MORETTINO | MORETTO | MORUCCI | MORUCCIO | MORUZZI | MORUZZO

Moret is specific to the area that includes Trevisano above all, the Belluno area and the Pordenone area, with discrete presences also in Alto Adige and Udine, Moretti is very widespread throughout the Italian peninsula, Morettini seems to be from the central strip of the Marche and Of Umbria, Morettino, almost unique, seems to be southern, Moretto is widespread throughout northern Italy, with strains also in the Roman and Latin dialects, due to the forced exodus for the reclamation of the Pontine Marshes, and a strain in Brindisi, Morucci has a a strain between Livorno and Pisa and one between Viterbo and Roman, Moruccio, almost unique, is from central Italy, Moruzzi has a lineage between Cremona, Piacenza and Parma and one in the Bolognese area, it also has a Friulian stock, in particular in the Pordenone area, Moruzzo, very very rare, it is characteristic of Sarzana in La Spezia, they should all be derived from various simple or double hypocoristic forms of the Italian medieval name Morus.

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


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