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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Peritore


Peritore is typical Sicilian, from Licata (AG) in particular, with a stock also in Gela (CT), Piritore, typical of Palma di Montechiaro (AG), decidedly more rare, it is probably a varied form of the previous one, it should derive from a nickname. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli It could be a deverbale of the verb to perish in the sense of hesitating, being afraid, or having a relationship with the adjective perito, (expert, skilled). additions provided by Franco Pettinato Peritore and Piritore could also reasonably derive from the fact that he held the position of the Pretore, using the Sicilian word pirituri from the Latin word Praetor-oris. (District Court).

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

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