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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cordo


Cordi has a stock in Valle d'Aosta, where it could be born from the Italianization of the French surname Cordié, which literally means ropemaker, and one in the Reggio area, Cordì is specific to Reggio, San Giorgio Morgeto, Locri, Siderno, Gioia Tauro, Roccella Ionica and Melicucco, Cordo, almost unique, is southern, could derive from a Greek nickname originated from the ancient Greek word ????? cordì (zither string), perhaps indicating that the progenitor was a singer or a stringed musical instrument player.

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

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