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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Covo


Covi is typical of Trentino, of Fondo, Trento, Bolzano and Sarnonico (TN), Covo is unique, they should derive from a medieval name Covus not better identified, but it is also possible to derive from a nickname originating from the dialect word covo, covi ( sheaf, sheaves of straw or hay), we find traces of these surnames in Soncino in the second half of the 1500 with Notary Ottavio Covus.

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

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