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Where did the Italian Biti family come from? What is the Italian Biti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Biti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Biti family history?The name comes from the Latin word "vita," meaning "life."
Spelling variations of this family name include: Viti, Vito, Vit, Vitti, Biti, Bitti, Bitto, Vidi, Vido, Vio, Vitelli, Vitello, Vitiello, Vitulli, Vittozzo, Vitone, Vitoni, Bittolo, Bittini, Bitelli, Vidolo, Vitangelo, Vilotti, Vidossi and many more.
First found in Treviso, anciently known as Tarvisium, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Treviso. The cathedral of San Pietro is notable and dates back to 1141. It is in the classical style with seven domes, and houses works by many notable painters and sculptors. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Biti research. Another 241 words(17 lines of text) covering the years 1290, 1848, 1469, 1523, 1508, 1513, 1610, 1681, 1652, 1660, 1753 and 1824 are included under the topic Early Biti History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 101 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Biti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A. M. and F. A. Viti, who both arrived in San Francisco in 1855; Raffaela DiVito, who traveled from Aquilonia, Italy to Montclain, New York in 1913; crossing the ocean on the SS Italia and Michele-Angelo DeVito, who arrived in New York on board the SS Anglia in 1891..
The Biti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Biti 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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