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GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by lilyhem » 29 Aug 2015, 18:14

This is the portion of a document from 1844, Santa Sofia d'Epiro, Cosenza, Calabria. On the last line, I can't make out the first name, which looks like Furbia. Thanks for any help.
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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by carubia » 30 Aug 2015, 13:04

If the 3rd and 4th letters were reversed I'd say Fulvia.

Furbia? Furlia? Furtia? None of those seem to be real names.

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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by Tessa78 » 30 Aug 2015, 15:07

There is a female given name Feridia, but the image seems to be missing the first "i" :-( and the ending appears to be "tia"...

And if the end letters were reversed as carubia :D mentioned, then you might consider Fiorita.

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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by carubia » 30 Aug 2015, 15:47

Faustina without the "n"?

I suggest looking for more records. :)

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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by lilyhem » 31 Aug 2015, 21:16

Thank you both. I have been searching for years and will keep trying.

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Post by AngelaGrace56 » 02 Sep 2015, 13:24

lilyhem wrote:This is the portion of a document from 1844, Santa Sofia d'Epiro, Cosenza, Calabria. On the last line, I can't make out the first name, which looks like Furbia. Thanks for any help.
Hi!
I am also reading Furbia in this document. This name doesn't appear on any of the lists I have for Italian girls names but I have seen the name Furbia before.
Angela :)

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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by lilyhem » 17 Jun 2017, 18:17

Solved! A researcher in Italy explained to me that it did say "Furbia," and: The correct name is Fulvia. The form "Furbia" is dialectical. The "Furbia" form is also typical of Acri's speech. Thanks to all who commented.

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Re: GENCARELLI need help with first name

Post by Tessa78 » 17 Jun 2017, 20:49

Good to know!

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