GALVANO

 
Gender: Male
 
Origin: Italian
 
 
Namebearer:
 
GALVANO SORDO, or GALVANO DE SOARDI/SOURDI was a Medieval warlord and ancestor of the Italian painter SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA. A painting showed her with her father AMILCARE in
1559. The surname is from the family arms: "Anguis Sola Fecit Victoriam" = The snake alone brought the victory. Ancestor GALVANO SORDO contrbuted to liberate the city of Constantinople from the
Saracens with "Greek fire" - www.en.wiwikipedia.org = name, 2021
 

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