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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Condro


Condro, almost unique, should be a transcription error of Condrò which is specific to the inhabitants of Reggio, Taurianova, Sinopoli and Seminara, Cundrò, absolutely rare, is from the Catania area, Cuntro, practically unique, should be due to a transcription error by Cuntrò , which is typical of Catania and Catania, all these surnames should derive from nicknames originated from the word grecho ??????? chondròs (fat), perhaps to underline this physical characteristic in the progenitors, according to some it may also be dialectal alterations of the term neogreco kondo which also means low and short. additions provided by Stefano Ferrazzi Condrò is a very rare surname, originally from the Reggio area, derives from the Greek word chondros, meaning large. It is therefore a question of the surname of a nickname attributed to the forefather on the basis of its physical characteristics.

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

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