Early Origins of the Corago family
The surname Corago was first found in Bologna (Latin: Bononia), one of the more prosperous cities at this early time. Records date back to the year 1300, when Petrizzolo, Ugolino, Jacopo and Domenico Corradi were citizens in Bologna.
Corago Spelling Variations
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations
in the name Corago include Corradi, Corrado, Curradi, Currado, Gurrado, Corrào, Corra, Corro, Currao, Curro, Corradetti, Corradini, Corradino, Coraini, Corago, Corain, Corradone, Currarone, Curraroni, Corradazzi, Coradazzi, Corazzi, Corradengo and many more.
Early Notables of the Corago family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Bartolomeo Corradini of Urbino, a painter and architect who was born in 1445; Eusebio Corrado (b. Milan 1447), theologian, Nicol Corradini, a musician in Cremona around this time; Sebastiano Corradi of Reggio Emilia (b. 1510), Italian author; Giacomo Corradi, law professor in Ferrara in... Another 53 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Corago Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Corago family to the New World and Oceana
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Corago: Corago, age 48, who came to New York in 1823, and Luigi Corrado, who was Naturalized in Ashtabula county, Ohio between the years 1875-1906.