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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Motti


MOTTA | MOTTI | MOTTO

Motta has an important nucleus in the north and above all in Lombardy, and one in the south with maximum concentration in Calabria and Sicily, Motti has stocks in all of Lombardy and in Emilia, and in Caserta and Naples, Motto is typically Ligurian, Piedmontese, from Turin. , of the Alessandria, the Genoese and the La Spezia, with a stock also in Lucca, should derive from various toponyms linked to the archaic word motta (mound of earth or debris), such as: Motta Baluffi in the Cremona area, Motta Deconti in the Vercelli area, Motta San Damiano in Pavia, Motta Visconti in Milan, Motta Camastra and Motta d'Affermo in the Messina area, Motta S. Anastasia in the Catania area, Motta S. Giovanni in the Reggio area, Motta S. Lucia in the Catanzaro area and many others.

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


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