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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Priviti


Preite has a strain in the Cosentino and Potentino and one in Salento, especially in the Tarentine and Lecce, Preiti, much rarer, has a strain in the Valentiano and one in the Palermitano, very rare previte is specific to the Messina and Catania, Previtelli is virtually unique, As well as privites, Previti, typical of the same range is a little less rare, Privitelli is decidedly Sicilian, especially of Catania, Vizzini and Ramacca, all derive directly or through hypochoristic, the form Tardolatina Praebiter (priest) and are Originated from the belonging to the family of a priest, traces of this use we find them in Avellino in 1400, in one act we read: "... Quoque for Virum magnificum Philippum Filangerium dictum Previte familiem et Fidelem nostrum dilectum... ". Integrations provided by Vittorio Preite in Salento the first scriptures concerning the surname Preite appear in the parish registers of Andrano (Le) in 1575, which I personally detect.

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

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