Crobis, absolutely rare, is from the south of Sardinia. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas CROBIS: very rare surname; the people who wear it are about 18 in all of Italy: 14 in Sardinia: San Gavino 9 and Cagliari 5, and 4 in the peninsula, of which two in Vigevano, in Lombardy, and two in Cesena, in Emilia Romagna. We know with certainty that the surname Cròbis originates from San Gavino and that, the approximately 18 that carry it, belong to a single stock. The word cròbis means corbe, that is, baskets of straw, which make up the so-called strexu de fenu = straw containers, traditional from Sardinia and beyond: cròbis, crobèddas, pobìnas, canistèddas. In Latin corbis. Once San Gavino Monreale, was one of the many centers of the Medio Campidano, where straw baskets were made. To learn more, see Giuseppe Concas, DICIUS, Sayings and Proverbs of the Campidano di Sardegna, part 28 ^: "tristu e miserinu s'arriccu, su poburu jei s'arrangiat").
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