1. Home
  2. Etymological origin of Italian surname: Contro

Etymological origin of Italian surname: Contro


CONTRI | CONTRINI | CONTRINO | CONTRO

Contri would seem to be of Modena origin, but probable strains also exist in the provinces of Grosseto, Florence, Bologna and Vicenza. Contrini is specific to the area of Brescia, Trentino, Contrino is typically Sicilian from Agrigento, from Naro, Favara, Aragona, Palma di Montechiaro, Canicattì and Ravanusa, Contro is typically Venetian, particularly from the Vicenza area, the Venetian area and the Rovigoto area up to from Ferrara, they should all derive, directly or through hypocorisms, from apheretic forms of the name Bonincontro (see BONCONTE). additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli The surname Contri, well represented in Riolunato, is an apheretic form of the medieval proper name Bonincontro: one of the many auspicious names given to children. Source: F. Violi, Surnames in Modena and in the Modena area.

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


Buy a heraldic document with your coat of armsBuy a heraldic document with your coat of arms



You may be interested

Heraldic dossiers

Controne
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Controni
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Contronica
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Contucci
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Contughi
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Marchesi
Language of the text: Italiano

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Examples of Heraldic Documents
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document

There is no future without a past
Consign the name of your family to History

PricingPricing