1. Home
  2. Search last name
  3. Search Result: COLLU

Search last name

How to do a prelimiary Heraldic research

It is possible to do a preliminary research in our archive. About 100,000 heraldic traces, origins of surnames, coat of arms and blazons are available free of charge. Just write the desired last name in the form below and press enter.

Heraldic dossiers

Collucio
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Baroni
Language of the text: Italiano

Collura
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Cavalieri - Conti
Language of the text: Italiano

Colluraffi
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Cavalieri - Conti
Language of the text: Italiano

Collurafici
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Cavalieri - Conti
Language of the text: Italiano

Collurania
Nobles: Italia
Nobility: Nobili - Cavalieri - Conti
Language of the text: Italiano

You may be interested

Search Etymological origin of Italian surnames

COLLU

Collu is widespread in southern Sardinia, in the Middle Campidano, in the Iglesias, in the Cagliari area and also in the Ogliastra. additions provided by Giuseppe Concas COLLU: we believe it comes from Medio Campidano and properly from Villacidro, which has the highest number in Collu. We do not know for sure what it means. It could derive from the Latin collum = neck, or from the Italian neck, which means neck (part of the body that supports the head) or even bundle, packaging of objects etc. The inhabitants of Villacidro who bear this name do not know its meaning. The Sardinian coddu, which translates the Latin collum, indicates not only the neck, but the whole region of the shoulders: portai a coddu means precisely to carry on the shoulder. The only neck is called su tzùgu, sa mola de si tzùgu. But coddu in Sardinian also means hill, high ground, but it derives from the Latin collis = hill. We also remember that the scrotum, the bag of males, is also called cotza and even glue. From the Latin colea. From which derives collùdu, not castrated. Currently the surname Collu is present in 216 Italian Municipalities, of which 86 in Sardinia: Villacidro 182, Cagliari 181, Assemini 159, San Sperate 157, Quartu 141, Gonnosfanadiga 107, etc. additions provided by Fabrizio Collu we find traces of the surname Collu (very common in Sanluri, Villacidro, Samassi and Decimoputzu), in Sanluri in the writings concerning the maintenance and extension of the castle, already in the 14th century, in the form Coll (which makes us think of a Catalan origin probably due to an operation of repopulation and Iberization by the Aragonese winners), confirmed in the fiscal census of 1786, still written in Spanish, even though we have been released from the Crown of Aragon for 56 years and having been annexed to the Kingdom of the Savoy. In Catalonia the surname Coll is still widespread.

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 armsBuy a heraldic document with your coat of arms


Heraldrys Institute of Rome on Facebook

facebook