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Cordara is specific to the area that includes Milan, Pavia, Alessandria, Asti, Turin and Cuneo, Cordari could be Ascoli, Cordaro is specific to Sicily, Cordera is typical of Turin and Biella, Corderi and Corderio they are practically unique, Cordero, very widespread is typically Piedmontese, from Cuneo and Turin, Turin and Priocca (CN) in particular, should all derive from a nickname, more or less dialectal, linked to the craft of the producer or seller of ropes. We find traces of these surnames in the Asti area in the 1700s with the Jesuit and humanist Father Giulio Cesare Cordara.

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

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