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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Polito


LO | LOPOLITO | POLITO

The Polito is typical of Foggia, Lopolito instead is specific to Bisceglie in the Bari area, both should derive from the Greek term polites (citizen), probably indicating a Byzantine origin of the progenitor, anciently as Rome was the Urbe (city) par excellence, Byzantium was considered the Polis (city) in the areas of influence of the Eastern Roman Empire, and thus polites identified persons originating from Byzantium.

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

POLITI | POLITO | PULITI | PULITO

Politi is distributed in patches here and there for Italy, clean is of the center Italy of Tuscany and the Florentine in particular, clean has a strain in Padua and one between Bari and Tarentino, Polito is spread to the leopard patch all over the south where it would seem to indicate the stat Or citizen from the Greek polis (city) and in many cases the provenance from Byzantium the Polis par excellence. In some cases, in the North Center, Politi may derive from nicknames related to the archaic word polito (clean). Both surnames can also, in many cases, derive from the apheresis of the name Hippolytus.

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


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Nobles: Italia (Regno Di Napoli - Regno Di Sicilia)
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