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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Riitano


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Regitano is practically unique and is either an archaic form of Reitano or a transcription error of Rigitano, Reitano is specific to Reggino, Messina and Catania, Riggitano is very rare and is another form of Rigitano, which is typical of southern Calabria, Riitano is Specific to the province of Catanzaro and Guardavalle in particular, Rijitano, archaic form of the previous, is absolutely rare, Risitano is typical of Messina, Rissitano and Rizitano, practically unique, are probably due to a mistake of transcription , Rizzitano is specific to the area of the Strait of Messina of Messina and Palmi (RC), all these surnames derive from dialectal forms of the ethnic of Reggio Calabria such as Reggitanu or Rigghitanu.

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


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