Corbella is typical of western Lombardy, especially in the Como and Milan areas, Corbelli has a stock in the Brescia area, one between Reggio and Modena, one in the Pistoia area, one in the Rimini area and one in the Cosenza area. Corbellini should be from the area covered by the provinces of Milan , Pavia, Lodi and Piacenza, Corbellino, absolutely rare, is probably due to a transcription error, Corbello, also extremely rare, would seem typical of Irpinia. These surnames should derive from nicknames associated with the Latin word corbis (basket), either because of the profession they performed or for different episodes. additions provided by Roberto Lobsang Corbella The Italian Corbella derive from immigration from Catalonia (Spain) carried out in the Middle Ages or perhaps even earlier: Corbella is the name of a Celtic clan called in ancient Catalan "CORBELLA" or "sickle" from the Latin "curvus" given name them from the Romans for the shape of their daggers, established in Tarragona. After the barbarian invasions, the clan dispersed and reappeared in the early Middle Ages as a family of noble knights with the title of "Hidalgos". In 1300 several members of the family fought like knights of fortune in the Visconti forces in Valdossola and they had in feud the village that still bears their name located in the high Val Onsernone (today in Canton Ticino, CH) from there in 1700 some members of the family emigrated to Lomazzo (CO) and from there to Milan. Family crest: a green oak tree with a white and brown greyhound tied with a leash to the trunk on a gold background.
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