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LINGUIST List 23.4737

Mon Nov 12 2012

Sum: Surnames of Italian Homesteaders in Western Canada

Editor for this issue: Brent Miller <brentlinguistlist.org>

Date: 10-Nov-2012
From: Mary C Marino <mary.marinousask.ca>
Subject: Surnames of Italian Homesteaders in Western Canada
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Regarding Query: http://linguistlist.org/issues/23/23-4595.html

Eleven subscribers responded to our query: Claudia Bortolato, Donna Lillian, Marc Picard, Magdalena Zoeppritz, Paola Attolino, Thomas Leddy-Cecere, Giorgio Arcodia, Francesco Screti, Luisa Bozzo, Alessandra Riccardi and Pier Marco Bertinetto.

They offered various observations about the phonological characteristics of the listed names and directed our attention to the following websites:

http://www.gens.info/italia/it/turismo-viaggi-e-tradizioni-italia#.UJUNotUyCuI, http://www.wtsn.binghamton.edu/ans/,
http://www.nrcan.gc.ca/earth-sciences/about/organization/related-organizations/canadian-society-for-the-study-of-names/5684,
tinyurl.com/d5tv55l,
tinyurl.com/btqh6so,
tinyurl.com/cq88xmy,
http://www.ancestry.ca/name-origin?surname=clarno,
tinyurl.com/clq54nz,
tinyurl.com/dxuxze2,
http://www.stelijahpioneermuseum.ca/history.php,
tinyurl.com/cuyjmxp,
tinyurl.com/cmj2xg6,
tinyurl.com/bq29oy4,
http://www.paginebianche.it/cognome?qs=Bisaro
http://www.gens.info/italia/it/turismo-viaggi-e-tradizioni-italia?cognome=bisaro&x=0&y=0#.UJYVg8UsDr8,
http://www.cognomix.it/mappe-dei-cognomi-italiani/BISARO,
http://www.cognomiitaliani.org/cognomi/cognomi0002il.htm,
http://www.cognomix.it/mappe-dei-cognomi-italiani/,
http://www.cognomix.it/mappe-dei-cognomi-italiani/CAFFERATA,
http://www.cognomix.it/mappe-dei-cognomi-italiani/DESERI,
http://www.cognomix.it/mappe-dei-cognomi-italiani/CABELLA.

There is some overlap in this list but we include them all in acknowledgement of our respondents' contributions. We extend our profound thanks to all of them; the information they have provided has been highly useful to Ms. Bellissimo in her research.

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Italian (ita)
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