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Where did the Italian Cerutti family come from? What is the Italian Cerutti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cerutti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cerutti family history?The Cerutti surname is derived from the Italian word "cero" or "cirro" both of which mean "curl," and as such this was probably originally a nickname for someone with curly hair.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cerruti, Ceruti, Cerrati, Cerati, Cerrati, Cerati and many more.
First found in Verona, a city in Venetia Italy, capital of the province of Verona. This ancient city was the chief town of the Cenomani, a Gaulish tribe and became a Latin town in 89 B.C. It became part of Lombardy (568,) Frankish, Bartolmeo ruled and died in 1304. It is said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. 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.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Vincenzo Cerrati, who settled in New York, NY in 1893; Raffael Cerrati, who settled in New York, NY in 1893; Leonardo Cerrati, who came to New York, NY in 1893.
The Cerutti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cerutti 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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