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CANO | CANU

Cano has a stock in Alghero in the Sassari area and uno in Olbia in Gallura, Canu is decidedly Sardinian, is distributed in a massive way throughout the island, but with a prevalence in the north, they should derive from a nickname originated from the Sardinian word canu (gray, gray , hoary). additions provided by Giuseppe Concas CANO / U: gray, white. From the Latin canus. Widespread surname in the central northern part of the island, synonymous with Murru: a widespread surname in the southern part. Present in ancient documents. Among the signatories of the Peace of Eleonora, * LPDE of 1388, we have: Cano Gonnario, jurato villas Tadasuni (* today's Tadasuni. Contrate Partis de Guilcier); Cano Juliano, majore (administrator, mayor) ville Borone (* today's Boroneddu. Contrate Partis de Guilcier); Cano Lodovico, villas Silanus. (* today's Silanus. Castri Montis de Verro); Canu Anthonio - de Bosa; Canu Elias, villas Sasseri; Canu Flasius, Sasseri villas. In medieval history we remember: Cano or Canu Antonio, bishop of Sassari, from 1448 to 1480 (* DiStoSa). In modern history figure: Cano Francesco, from Sassari: with one hundred men, on 20 April 1527 he rejected 400 Barbareschi landed at the Asinara, inflicting very serious losses on them. For his valor he was knighted in 1541 by Charles I, king of Spain (Charles V emperor) * DiStoSa. Of contemporary history we cite Cano Eugenio, bishop of the diocese of Bosa from 1871 to 1905, (* DiStoSa). Currently Cano is present in only 32 Italian Municipalities, of which 9 in Sardinia: Alghero 59, Olbia 31, Tempio 9, Cagliari 8, Sassari 6, etc. Instead Canu is present in 379 Italian Municipalities, of which 126 in Sardinia, with greater spread in the upper part of the island: Sassari 783, Olbia 291, Alghero 222, Ossi 183, Cagliari 130, Ittiri 128, Budoni 120, Nuoro 116, etc.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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