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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Volta


Time is widespread in the area that includes the Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy and Emilia, with maximum concentration in Bologna, you can formulate two hypotheses, the first is that it can be an apheretic form of medieval names as Bonavolta (see BONAVOLTA), or Malavolta (see MALAVOLTA), perhaps taken from the ancestor, the second is that they derive instead from the many place names containing the root vault, such as Volta Bresciana, Volta Mantovana, Vault of Saltino in Modena or other similar, possible places Of origin of the families.

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

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Variations Last name: dalla Volta
Nobles: Italia (Liguria - Emilia Romagna)
Nobility: Conti - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Variations Last name: Volta
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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