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Ricotta Name Meaning

Southern Italian: from ricotta, the name of a soft cheese, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who made or sold cheese or a nickname for a man who was dominated by his womenfolk or thought to be ‘soft in the head’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Cotta, Pisciotta, Rotta, Ragosta, Nicotera, Scott, Cincotta, Nicotra

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Ricotta Family Origin

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Ricotta Family Occupations

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