Luigi Corazza

Brief Life History of Luigi

When Luigi Corazza was born on 9 December 1827, in Salobbi, Brez, Trento, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy, his father, Francesco Corazza, was 26 and his mother, Francesca Corazza, was 22. He married Antonia Santarossa in 1860, in Italy. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 9 November 1913, in Jaguari, Jaguari, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Luigi Corazza
Antonia Santarossa
Marriage: 1860
Sebastiano Corazza
Anna Corazza
Giuditta Corazza
Santina Corazza

Sources (1)

  • Luigi Corazza, “Italia, Trento, Diocesi di Trento, Registri Parrocchiali, 1548-1937”

World Events (3)


Austria regains control of most of Italy.


Northern Italy was joined to the Kingdom of Sardinia.


The Kingdom of Italy was formed under the leadership of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Italian Antonio, Egidio, Francesco, Livio, Luciano, Luigi, Natale.

Italian: possibly a metonymic occupational name for an armorer, from corazza ‘cuirass’, or alternatively a nickname from the Calabrian dialect word corazzu ‘generous man’, probably a derivative of dialect core ‘heart’ (standard Italian cuore).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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