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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Colori


COLORI | COLORO | COLORU

Colors, very very rare, it has scattered presences here and there, in Lombardy, in Emilia, in Perugia and in Apulia, Those, perhaps of the Cuneo area, would seem almost unique, Coloru, absolutely rare it is specific to the north of Sardinia they should all derive from nicknames originated from the late Latin term colorus (colored), the third could also derive from the name of the Oristanese toponym of Bucca Colorus. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas COLORU: snake, snake, not poisonous. Comes from the Latin colùber. It is also called colòvru, colòvuru, colòvra, cabòru. As a surname it is currently in 25 Italian Municipalities, of which 10 in Sardinia: Nule 9, Ozieri 9, Iglesias 8, etc.

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


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