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Gaetano meaning and name origin
Gaetano \ga(e)-ta-no\ as a boy's name is of Italian and Latin origin, and the meaning of Gaetano is "from Gaeta". Italian form of Latin Caietanus, referring to a person from Caieta (now Gaeta), a city in southern Italy. According to legend, the place was named after Aeneas' nurse, Caieta, who died there. Caieta may also derive from Kaiadas, a Greek place for the execution of prisoners. The name of a 16th-century Italian saint, who helped the poor of Naples.
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Popularity of Gaetano
Gaetano is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26574 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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