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Pinto is a common Portuguese surname, sometimes occurrin in Spaingie an Italian leids. Some Indies, specially fowk whose faimily oreeginatit frae Goa, bear this name an aw. It can be foond amang the Sephardi Jews stryndants o the Jews expelled frae Portugal that settled in Arab kintras an the Netherlands an aw. In Ingland, the spellin wis sometimes chyngit tae Pinter. "Pinto" is a Spaingie wird leeterally meanin 'pentit' an 'dappled' or 'spottit' an aw.[1]

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  1. "pinto". Spanish-English Dictionary. Retrieved 27 October 2012.