Rotta Family History
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Rotta Name Meaning
Italian: topographic name from rotta ‘break’, ‘breach’, probably denoting a pass through a range of mountains. Italian: from the vocabulary word rotta ‘course (of a ship)’, hence an occupational nickname for a steersman. Compare Greek Rota.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press