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Where did the Italian Bini family come from? What is the Italian Bini family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bini family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bini family history?The Bini 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 Bini family lived in the region of Tuscany.
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 Bini include Bini, Bina, Bino, Bin, Del Bino, Binelli, Binello, Binetti, Binozzi, Binacci, Binazzi, Binassi, Binacchi and many more.
First found in the city of Florence.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bini research. More information is included under the topic Early Bini History 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 Bini:
Bini Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Bini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bini 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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