Meaning Colocco

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Meaning Colocco

Postby iolanda2 » 01 May 2011, 15:55

Can you help with with the meaning of this occupational word? my ancestor was born 1845 in a small area near San Leo which is not part of Le marche

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Re: Meaning Colocco

Postby johnnyonthespot » 01 May 2011, 17:05

Are you certain of the spelling? Where did you find this occupational reference?
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Re: Meaning Colocco

Postby iolanda2 » 01 May 2011, 17:12

a copy of this reference was provided by the comune in San Leo, written in script, under the colum named Professione, condizione, mestiere, it could be colouo?
I think it may be a word from the romangnole dialetto, at one point I though it meant someone who works the land, owned by another.

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Re: Meaning Colocco

Postby liviomoreno » 01 May 2011, 18:53

COLONO = (contadino) farmer; (affittuario) tenant farmer; (mezzadro) sharecropper

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Re: Meaning Colocco

Postby iolanda2 » 01 May 2011, 20:28

Molte grazie Liviomoreno!

it is colono - just found another reference in which the script is easier to read.


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