name of mother on birth record?

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name of mother on birth record?

Postby bkworm10 » 04 Jul 2011, 20:09

Can anyone please tell me the surname of the mother on Pietro Rocco Laraja's birth record? Is it Rosa Brienza? Brierya? - I cannot figure it out. Also, where would this surname originate in Italy? It's not in the town of Accettura as I have not seen it before.

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Re: name of mother on birth record?

Postby adelfio » 04 Jul 2011, 20:49

Looks like Rosa Brienza it is a common name in Matera province

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Re: name of mother on birth record?

Postby Tessa78 » 05 Jul 2011, 04:37

I agree with Marty that the surname looks like Brienza :-)

Use this site to see where the name exists in Italy today...
Enter "Brienza" at cognome

http://gens.labo.net/it/cognomi/genera.html

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Re: name of mother on birth record?

Postby bkworm10 » 05 Jul 2011, 05:04

Thank you Marty and Tessa! I did that and that surname, while not in the commune of Accettura, is definitely in a lot of communes in the Basilicata region.

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Re: name of mother on birth record?

Postby JOHN08 » 06 Jul 2011, 06:51

I have a question about the surname of the child that you have listed as "Pietro Rocco Laraja". I thought that the letters: J, K, W,X and Y did not exist in old Italian records.

Thanks for any input.

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Postby adelfio » 06 Jul 2011, 18:39

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Re: name of mother on birth record?

Postby Italysearcher » 07 Jul 2011, 11:13

what looks like a j is actually an elongated i often used to differentiate between different stems of the same family surname.
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