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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pittorru


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Typical of Gallurese, Pittorra and typical of San Teodoro (OT), Pittorru is typical of Sant`Antonio Di Gallura (OT), Pitturru is typical of Arzachena and Luogosanto (OT), Pittora and Pitturro are clearly due to transcription errors, should all derive from nicknames originated from the Sardinian word pittorra (chest) perhaps motivated by being the progenitor a chestnut and chestnut type.

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


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