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Where did the Italian Banditi family come from? What is the Italian Banditi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Banditi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Banditi family history?

The Banditi family can trace its noble origins to the Italian region of Tuscany. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of Tuscany is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Banditi family lived in either Florence, Pisa, or Siena.

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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 Banditi include Bandini, Bandi, Bandelli, Bandel, Bandelloni, Bandino, Banducci and many more.

First found in the city of Siena, where the earliest record lies with Pope Alessandro III, a Bandinelli who died in 1181.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banditi research. Another 21 words(2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banditi History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Another 377 words(27 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banditi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Banditi: Michel Bandelo, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1764; Adele Banducci, aged 30, who arrived at Ellis Island from Tassignano, Lucca, Italy, in 1909.

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The Banditi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Banditi 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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