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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pedot


Pedò, extremely rare, is typical of Rovereto (TN), Pedot, a little less rare, has a stock in Campodenno, still in Trentino, and in the area of Trento and Rovereto, they should derive, through a hypocoristic dialectal form, from the Latin nomen Pedo, Pedonis of which we have an example in an epigram of Martial: "... si meum esset exemplum: sic scribit Catullus, sic Marsus, sic Pedo, sic Gaetulicus, sic quicumque perlegitur ...", but it is also possible that yes traits of contracted dialectal forms of Pedrotto, a hypocoristic of the name Pietro.

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

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