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Corna is typically from Bergamo, Corni seems to be from Modena, Corno, in addition to the Milanese stock, would also seem to have a Cosentino, should derive from various toponyms containing the root Corn-type Corna Imagna, Cornalba and Cornale, all in the province of Bergamo, or Cornate d'Adda ( MI) or Corno Giovine (LO). additions provided by Giacomo Ganza "Corna" is a word widespread throughout the mountainous part of Lombardy (from Bergamo to Brescia, to Como and Sondrio) it means cliff, but above all boulder, those huge stones that rivers carry during floods. Therefore it is possible to derive from a characteristic of the locality. additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli The surname Corni can be as much a nickname given to an individual with a frontal protuberance as it derives from a toponym. See, for example, Corna Imagna in the Bergamasco. Good circulation in Modena. 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/


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