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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Canovi


Canova is specific to northern Italy, Canovi is typical of the Reggio and Modena areas, of Reggio Emilia, Castelnovo ne` Monti, Carpineti and Villa Minozzo, with a stock in Buglio in Monte (SO) and Valtellina and one in Genoa, should derive from toponyms such as Canova (AT), (VI), (PV), (RE), (PC), (VR), (BS) and others, or from place names identifiable by a new house or even by nicknames originated from the late Latin term canova o caneva (cellar, tavern). A very important figure was the famous sculptor from Possagno (TV) Antonio Canova (1757-1822) the greatest exponent of Italian neoclassicism.

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

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