Pistelli has a lineage in upper Tuscany between Lucca, Pisa and Florence, a lineage between Ancona, Macerata and Umbria and one in Rome, Pistello, very rare, is typical of the Venetian, of Campolongo Maggiore in particular, with a small stock in it Umbria, Pistilli is typical of the Marche and of Teramo, of the Romans, of the Frusinate and of the Latino area, of the Campobasso area, of the Foggia area and of the Bari area. Pistillo has a stock in the Roman and Latin dialects, in Campania along the coast, in the Campobasso area, in the Foggia area and above all in the from Bari, they should derive from place names such as the one mentioned in this act of 1223: "In appointments Domini quecodec year principatus domni nostra Gisulphi glorious Principis, canteen februario, ninth indictione. Ante me Romualdum iudicem coniuncti sunt Ursus et Iohannes Gastaldi strati . ... et est ibidem for latitudo passages duodecim, et ab ipsis triginta quattuor passibus vadit in part orientis usque in pistillum de monte ipsius Ursi Gastaldi. pistillum, et passi quinque .... ", but it is also possible that they derive from a nickname originated from the Latin term pistillum (pestle), perhaps because the forefather in his trade used a pestle, perhaps to pound the herbs in a mortar herbalist.
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