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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Corvaja


Corvaia is typically Sicilian, with a large stock in Palermo, in the Messina area of Graniti and Messina, and in Syracuse, Corvaja, extremely rare, is from Catania and Messina, the origin of these surnames could be from the toponym Corvaia in Lucca, or from other similar ones, the Corvaja family was one of the oldest and noblest in Taormina, and since 1600 has been both administrators and magistrates and writers, Corvaia was instead a noble family from Lucca who gave the title of marquis in Sicily in the Messina area.

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

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