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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Carassai


CARASSAI

Specific of the southern Marche, of the Maceratese and Piceno, it could derive from a gratulatory medieval name Caro-Molto, but it is also possible a derivation from the toponym Carassai in the Ascoli area. additions provided by Mario Carassai the surname seems to derive from the area between the provinces of Macerata and the establishment of Fermo. The municipality of Carassai is also near Fermo. A story tells that in the Middle Ages a noble woman from Fermo lost her son in battle and for a while the newborn was given the name of high dear; I found in more deeds and acquaintances than in the XVII century. many Carassai were millers and coincidence wants that today the municipality of Carassai has the blue emblem with three mountains and respective ears of wheat.

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


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