Lo Polito Surname meaning

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Lo Polito Surname meaning

Postby MegKiz » 17 Aug 2014, 02:21

Any information about the Lo Polito surname would be greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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Re: Lo Polito Surname meaning

Postby Marcas » 17 Aug 2014, 04:43

from this source https://web.archive.org/web/20130627183 ... i0014o.htm

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Polito is diffused here and there in the South (> Southern Italy) where it seems to indicate the bearer is a citizen. From the greek polis=city and in many cases [it points out] the origins in Bisanzio, the polis par excellence
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