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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Cordovano


Cordovana, very rare, it would seem Sicilian, from Nicosia (EWN), Catania, Tremestieri Etneo (CT) and Mazzarino (CL), Cordovani has a Tuscan lineage in Bibbiena (AR) and a Lazio one in Celleno (VT), Cordovano is almost unique , could derive from nicknames derived from the archaic Cordovan or Cordovan term (type of leather tanned to make shoes, often from kid) to mean perhaps that the forefather was a craftsman, in some cases it could be the ethnic of the Spanish city of Cordova. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Cordovana is a surname of Catania which means 'woman of Cordova' (gr. Kurdoánis), the Spanish city. Rohlfs, 75.

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

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