Conterosito, absolutely rare, it would seem specific to Matera, as well as the almost unique Count Rosito. additions provided by Salvatore Conterosito The surname Conterosito arrives in Italy in Tolve (PZ) from Buenos Aires in Argentina, where my grandfather Conte Rosito (Jose) Giuseppe was born. Conte Rosito Jose had six children all born in Tolve (PZ): Donato (died in Tolve); Ferdinando (died in England), Rocco Giuseppe (my father died in Chieri); Antonio (died in Matera), Umberto (died in Matera) and Vittoria (died in Gorgonzola) the only daughter. All the Count Rosito or Conterosito, by mistake in transcription, are first and second or third degree cousins.
Rosita, almost unique, is Southern, rositi, extremely rare, it would seem to Abruzzo, of the area Pescara and Teatina, Rosito has a Roman strain, one in Neapolitan, the most consistent strain in Puglia, in the Foggiano, in the Barese, in the Tarentino, and in the Matera and a stump In the Cosentino, all these surnames should derive from the name of the ancestor, perhaps of Spanish origin, bearing the name Rosito or Rosita, Spanish hypochoral forms of the name Rosa.
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