The surname Alioto was first found in the areas around Ali Superiore and Ali Terme, both places in
. The name Alioto originated from the names of these two places. Most likely, it was given to someone who had lived in one of those places, but then moved elsewhere, where he took the name to identify himself by his place of origin. Though the name is much more common in
than elsewhere, it has spread to mainland Italy over the ages. Other
of Ali which end in "i" are mostly from the north, whereas those that end in "o" come from the south.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: bearers of the $ family name, who settled along the east coast of North America in the late 19th century.