Tag Archives: Flavon

Val di Non Storica

I previously mentioned the Facebook page Val di Non Storica as a potential source of information about our ancestral culture and heritage. I revisited the group recently and the activity has greatly increased. Val di Non Storica is actually a … Continue reading

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Village of Flavon – Common surnames

Up to the 20th century, there were only a handful of surnames used in the smaller villages in Trentino.  Migration was not too common, and families remained in their home villages for generations.  In Flavon, the most common family names were: Cattani … Continue reading

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The Iob (Yob, Job) Families of Trentino

The Iob (Job) surname is common to the Trentino villages of Cunevo, Flavon, Lover, and Sporminore There was a noted Job family in Cunevo (desendents of whom still reside in the village). This family was of the wealthy rural noble … Continue reading

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Introduction to the village of Flavon

The villages of Flavon, Cunevo, and Terres comprise the area within Trentino’s Val di Non known as “il Conta”. This name is derived from the ancient area controlled by the Counts of Flavon. Located 35 kilometers north of the city … Continue reading

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Cunevo’s Early History

Name Origin: One theory is that the Cunevo name is derived from a Celtic mythological figure named “Cuaser” , which evolved into the early form “Cuneu”. The village name has been documented to writings of the 13th century: “Cunedo” in … Continue reading

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