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Variations Last name: Cotta
Nobles: Italia - Francia (Sicilia)
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Nobles: France (Gascogne)
Nobility: Famille Noble - Chevaliers - Seigneurs
Language of the text: Français

Variations Last name: Cottu
Nobles: Italia - Francia (Sicilia - Lazio - Lombardia - Veneto)
Nobility: Marchesi - Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

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Cottu, decidedly Sardinian, is typical of Nuoro, of Ollolai in particular and of Nuoro and Gavoi, it should derive from a Nuorese dialectal nickname based on the term cottu, which means both cooked, mature and tanned, perhaps a characteristic of the progenitor.

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

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