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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Sciotti


Sciota is specific to Genzano of Lucania in the Potentino, Scioti, less common, is specific to Bari, Sciotta is characteristic of the Foggiano, Vico del Gargano and Foggia, Sciotti has a stump in the Teatino in Tornareccio and Crecchio, one in Lazio, in Velletri and Rome above all and to In the Roman in Latinense, in Cisterna di Latina, he also has a strain in Foggia and Margherita di Savoia in Foggiano, Sciotto has a small strain in the Reggio Calabria a Rizziconi and Anoia, and a log in Messina to Milazzo especially, and in Barcelona Pozzo di Gotto , Messina, peace of the apple and San Pier Niceto, and in Catania, all these surnames should derive from a dialectal ethnic form referring to the Greek island of Chios, located in the Aegean Sea opposite the city of Izmir, on the Anatolian coast, after the Byzantines, was invaded From the Turks, Rebecame Genovese in 1261, in 1322, until 1402, was defended by the Knights of Rhodes and Malta, to be then again occupied by the Turks, causing the mass flight of Christians to more favorable shores like the Italian coasts, but we do not exclude that May also have originated in some cases from nicknames based on the archaic southern dialect of Sciota (o) (untied free), or Ciota (O) that could also be a foolish or stupid person.

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

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