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Corti Early Origins



The surname Corti was first found in the several places named "Corte," in Italy. The Italian word corte means "court," as in a manorial court. The surname can be traced back to the year 1123, when members of the Corte family lived in Salerno.

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Corti Spelling Variations


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Corti Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Corti include Corte, Corti, Da Corte, Dalla Corte, Della Corte, La Corte, Cortella, Cortello, Cortelli, Cortelletti, Cortellino, Cortellini, Corticelli, Cortini, Cortese, Cortesi, Corteggiano, Cortigiani, Cortesano and many more.

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Corti Early History


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Corti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corti research. More information is included under the topic Early Corti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Corti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Corti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Tolomeo dei Cortesi, who was from one of the most ancient families in Cremona. He was a lawyer and in 1308 was elected mayor of Perugia. Paolo Cortesi of Rome was a famous author around 1470; Gregorio Cortese was an ecclesiastic...

Another 79 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Corti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Corti arrived in North America very early: Agata Lacorte, aged 26, who arrived at Ellis Island from Castronovo, Sicily, in 1914; Antonino LaCorte, aged 57, who arrived at Ellis Island from Palermo, Sicily, Italy, in 1919.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Corti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Corti (post 1700)



  • Jesse Corti (b. 1955), American voice actor
  • Eugenio Corti (1921-2014), Italian novelist, best known for his 1,000 page novel The Red Horse based on his experiences and his fellow Italians during and after the World War II
  • Claudio Corti, Italian mountaineer
  • Alfonso Giacomo Gaspare Corti (1822-1876), Italian anatomist
  • Axel Corti (1933-1993), Austrian writer and film director
  • Antonio Corti (b. 1963), Argentine boxer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    11. ...

    The Corti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Corti Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 11 February 2014 at 08:48.

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