1. Home
  2. Etymological origin of Italian surname: Loria

Etymological origin of Italian surname: Loria


LORIA

Loria has strains in the Florentine, in Rome, in the Sassari area, in the Salerno area, in the Cosenza area and in Sicily, it could derive from the Gens Loreia, but it is also possible a derivation from the Andorran toponym Sant Julia de Loria or, in some cases, from alterations of the name from the village of Lauria in the area of Potenza. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas LORIA: Lorìa (not to be confused with Loria, widespread in the peninsula, whose center of greatest diffusion is the Calabrian provinces of Cosenza and Crotone). Lorìa means small corrocca or small ring of skin and derives from loru (see Loru). From lorìa derives the verb alloriaì / re, with the meaning of teasing, creating annoyance; scioloriàu means out of mind; sciollòriu = (makkìmini) scipitiszza We find it in the ancient documents: Lorìa Anthonius - de Aristanni. Currently it is a common surname in 21 Municipalities of the Sardigna: Sassari 45, Cagliari 22, Alghero 21, Senis 16, Thiesi 8, etc. additions provided by Pasquale Lopetrone In the parish registers of the early 1600s, preserved in the matrix church of San Giovanni in Fiore (CS), many people bearing the name Lauria appear. This surname Lauria, in the 1600s, was transformed into Loria in those same registers

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


Buy a heraldic document with your coat of arms



You may be interested

Heraldic Search Last name: Loria

Loria
Variations Last name: Lauria
Nobles: Italia (Regno Di Sicilia)
Nobility: Nobili
Language of the text: Italiano

Loria
Nobles: España (Cataluña)
Nobility: Señores - Caballeros - Familia Noble
Language of the text: Español

Verba Volant, Scripta Manent
(Spoken words fly away, written words remain)
Order now a Professional Heraldic Document

Every surname is a story that deserve to be told
Make your Family Name immortal

Pricing