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Currao History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Currao family

The surname Currao 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.

Currao Spelling Variations

Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms in comparison with other European surnames because they reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each of which has its distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the most standard Italian surname suffix is "I", whereas in Southern Italy the most typical surname suffix is "O". Sardinian is very different from other forms of Italian and in fact, it is considered to be its own distinct language. Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes, church officials, and the bearers of names, spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. As a consequence of the major changes in the Italian language and in the local spellings of Italian surnames that occurred over the course of history, there are numerous variations for the surname Currao. These spelling variations 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 Currao 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...
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Migration of the Currao family to the New World and Oceana

The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Currao: 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.

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