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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Correggio


Correggi, very rare, is typical of the Reggio area, of Busana in particular, Correggia has a Piedmontese stock between Canale (CN) and Turin, a Campano family in Mondragone in Caserta and above all in Sant 'Antimo in Naples, Correggio is almost unique, Da Correggio, very very rare, would seem to be from Turin, should all derive from the toponym Correggio (RE), in its modern form or from its ancient form of "in castro Coregia"; there is a noble House, which should date back to before 1000, and which owes its nobility to merits conquered by fighting for Matilde di Canossa the forefather should be a Wido from Coregia, who already in a deed of the year 1009 is feudal lord of that territory : "... Frogerio et Adalberto germani, filiis quondam Widonis de comitatu Reiense .. ..donamus tibi Sigheri presbyter et rectores Sancti Michaelis archangeli site ubi dicitur Corregia finibus regiense ...". additions provided by Giovanni Vezzelli Correggio is both a toponym and a surname, both derive from the term 'corrigia' = 'strip of land emerging from marshes', a sort of embankments of reclaimed marshes near which the town developed.

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

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