The Pinto has an important stock in Sicily, in Pantelleria, in the Trapani area, in Palermo, Marineo and Termini Imerese in the Palermo area and in Bivona in the Agrigento region. of a patronymic form, where the Diest for the son of, referring to progenitors whose father carried a nickname originated from the dark tint of his complexion, from the Latin pinctus (dyed, colored), but could also be of Spanish origin.
Pinti is widespread in the belt that includes Abruzzo and Lazio, especially in Rome and in the Theatine area to Schiavi of Abruzzo and Chieti, Pinto is widespread throughout the southern peninsular, Pintucci has a stock in Florence and in Florence, one in Recanati (MC) , one in Rome and one in Bari, should derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from nicknames originating from the dark tint of the complexion, from the Latin pinctus (dyed, colored), but in many cases they are of Iberian origin and, in some, Portuguese Hebrew .
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