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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Castorina


Castorina is typically Sicilian, from Catania, Acireale, Aci Castello, Giarre, Aci Catena, Gravina di Catania, Riposto, Misterbianco, Zafferana Etnea, Aci Sant'Antonio and San Giovanni la Punta in the Catania area, with presences also in Messina and Taormina in Messina , Castorini, almost unique, has some presence in the Neapolitan and in Brindisi, Castorino has a small stock in the Messina area, should derive from a dialect nickname based on the archaic term casturinu, a typical heavy woolen cloth used to shelter from the rigors of winter or night. pastures, perhaps to understand that the progenitors made shepherds.

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

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