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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Pontiggia


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Ponteggia is specific to Terni, Pontiggia is very widespread in Lombardy, in Milan, Como, Lecco, Bergamo and Sondriese, with a stump also in Genoa, Pontigia, very very rare, has a small strain in Brescia and Milan, should derive from Dialectal nicknames probably originated from a touty character of the ancestor or the fact that it was of an exaggerated precision and pointiness.

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


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