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Corsairs, absolutely rare, would seem to be due to errors of transcription of the surname Corsaro operated in the registry offices of the centronord, Corsaro is instead specific of the area of Reggio, Valentina, Messina and Catania, difficult to derive from the term corsair (pirate), more likely it can be originated from the trade of scribe carried out by the progenitor, in the early Middle Ages the cursarius was a highly qualified and fast scribe, but with the term cursarius or corsarius a person expert in tracing traces was later identified.

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

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