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Where did the Italian Abbasi family come from? What is the Italian Abbasi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Abbasi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Abbasi family history?
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Abbasi include Abaisio, Abbasio, Abaissio and others.
First found in Ferrara a city in Emilia capital of the province of Ferrara. History dates back to 753. It was at war with Venice in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time was in itself a family honor.
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A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Abbasi: Michele Abasio, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island from Lavignaro, Foggia, Italy, in 1909.
The Abbasi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Abbasi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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