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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Caoduro


CAODURO | CAUDURO

Caoduro is specific to Vicenza, Monticello Conte Otto and Montecchio Maggiore in the Vicenza area, and to Giavera del Montello in the Treviso area, Cauduro is specific to Trevisano, Volpago del Montello and Giavera del Montello in particular, should derive from a nickname with the meaning of head dura, which can be interpreted in different ways, could for example underline the obstinacy and the stubbornness of the progenitor, as it could refer to episodes where the same has given show of a particular cranial resistance, perhaps in military clashes, but the thing more it is probable that reference is made to the place of origin of the family, which may have been the district called Caoduro (Capo Duro), such as the one mentioned in a rental contract for a mill with a walled house in Contrà Caoduro (Capo Duro ) of Barbarano Vicentino, deed stipulated precisely in the Vicenza area on 27 September 1538.

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


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