Recorded as Piola, Pioli and Piolli, this is a famous Italian surname. It is generally considered to be one of a large group that derive their name from botany specifically plants and herbs, those most associated with medicine, or to be precise the growing of such for the production of medicine. Italian surnames are the most difficult of all European surnames to research with accuracy. Italy did not become a unified state until after Garibaldi's famous march on Rome in 1860. Until then it had been a loose confederation of about twelve statelets, some like Venice very rich, but mostly poor and impoverished. As a result little time and even less money was devoted to record keeping, unlike for instance England, where fairly accurate records can be found going back at least five hundred years. In addition the national sport of Italy for many centuries was to add patronymics and diminutives with each successive generation to the point where a surname could contain only one letter from the original spelling. Add to this that each state spoke its own version of Italian, so the same name spelling can have a totally different meaning in a different part of the county. In this case the name is generally considered to be occupational and to describe a carrot grower. However in Valle Anzasca a piola is an axe, in Venice an annoying person and Piedmont, where they dont take prisoners - a nitwit! Researching Italian surnames can be a risky business.

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  • Piola — may refer to: * Domenico Piola (1624–1703), an Italian artist from Genova * Gabrio Piola (1794–1850), an Italian physicist, after whom a piazza in Milan, and subsequently its metro station, were named * Silvio Piola (1913–1996), an Italian… …   Wikipedia

  • Piola — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Gabrio Piola (1794–1850), italienischer Mathematiker Silvio Piola (1913–1996), italienischer Fußballspieler Michel Piola, schweizerischer Bergsteiger Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklär …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • piola — 1. cordel firme para atar bultos y otros; soga; soguilla; cf. cáñamo, pita, pasar piola; busca una piola y amarra el perro al árbol , tenían a los detenidos atados de una piola 2. bueno; tranquilo; suave; sutil; cf. calladito, buena onda …   Diccionario de chileno actual

  • Piola —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes partageant un même patronyme italien. Piola est un nom de famille d origine italienne notamment porté par : Piola : une famille de peintres génois, dont : Pellegro Piola… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • piola — ► sustantivo femenino 1 Cuerda delgada. 2 NÁUTICA Cabo delgado que está formado por dos o tres filásticas o filamentos de cáñamo. 3 América Soga o cuerda. 4 Argentina, Chile, Perú Bramante, cordel delgado de cáñamo. * * * piola (del sup. lat.… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • piola — {{#}}{{LM P30416}}{{〓}} {{SynP31147}} {{[}}piola{{]}} ‹pio·la› {{《}}▍ adj.inv.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{※}}col.{{¤}} {{♂}}En zonas del español meridional,{{♀}} estupendo. {{《}}▍ adj.inv./s.com.{{》}} {{<}}2{{>}} {{※}}col.{{¤}} {{♂}}En zonas del español… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • piola — piò·la s.f. RE piem. locale pubblico, modesto, di frequentazione popolare, in cui si vendono e si bevono spec. vini e liquori {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1931. ETIMO: dal piem. piola, dal fr. piaule, der. dell ant. pier bere …   Dizionario italiano

  • piola — piola1 (Del lat. *pediŏla, traba). 1. f. Cuerda delgada. 2. Mar. Cabo pequeño formado de dos o tres filásticas. 3. Mur. Especie de triquitraque. piola2 1. adj. 1. coloq. Arg. y …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • piola — pop. Cordel// persona avispada, astuta, hábil (JC.), despabilada, lista (BRA.)// traviesa, pícara GC.)// miembro viril// delinc. Ladrón aún no conocido por la Policía …   Diccionario Lunfardo

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