Surname Distribution Map – Italy

Today I have been alerted to a new Italian surname distribution map called CognoMix. Thanks go to the Guild Face Book page for this

From an initial play it appears that this site allows the distribution to be seen not just across Italy as this information shows.

The geographical distribution of the surname ORLANDO in Italy


1,252

 Sicily


153

 Tuscany


928

 Puglia


135

 Basilicata


819

 Campania


133

 Liguria


561

 Lombardy


124

 Emilia-Romagna


405

 Piedmont


79th

 Molise


387

 Calabria


30th

 Sardinia


303

 Lazio


21

 Umbria


279

 Veneto


19th

 Brands


241

 Abruzzo


17th

 Trentino AA


162

 Friuli VG


4

 Valle d’Aosta

On the actual online map the numbers are clickable so clicking the 1,252 against Sicily where my own Orlando’s are from breaks the details down to these occurances

The geographical distribution of the surname ORLANDO in Sicily


521

 Palermo


83

 Agrigento


256

 Messina


36th

 Syracuse


129

 Trapani


34th

 Enna


103

 Catania


3

 Ragusa


87th

 Caltanissetta

By clicking on the Caltanissetta region, again where my Orlando’s are from breaks the details down into the individual Communes

The geographical distribution of the surname ORLANDO in the province of Caltanissetta

29th

 San Cataldo

2

 Sommatino

22

 Gela

1

 Niscemi

9

 Acquaviva Platani

1

 Santa Caterina Villarmosa

9

 Caltanissetta

1

 Butera

5

 Sutera

1

 Montedoro

3

 Serradifalco

1

 Mussomeli

3

 Mazzarino

The numbers are of course approximations, but it is a good indiciation of where to focus the research.

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About Julie Goucher

Genealogist, Author, Presenter, native Guildfordian, Pharos Tutor, lover of Books & History, Surnames, European Ancestors, Butcher & Orlando One-Name Studies, avid note taker and journal writer.
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