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Where did the Italian Defilippis family come from? What is the Italian Defilippis family crest and coat of arms? When did the Defilippis family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Defilippis family history?The Italian surname Defilippis is a patronymic name created from the first name of a male ancestor. As a first name, it is derived from the Latin "Philippus," which is in turn derived from the Greek "Philipp•s." This name is composed of the element "philos" which means "friend," and "hippos," meaning "horse." Thus the surname literally means "son of one who is a lover of horses." This name became common throughout Europe due to several saints and monarchs who bore the name.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Filippi, Filippo, Filippa, Filpo, Filpi, Firpo, Filippino, Filipi, Filipucci, Filipipi, Firpi, De Filippo, De Filippi, De Filippis, Di Filippo, Filipovich, Filipcic, Filippelli, Filippello, Filippetti, Filippini, Filippucci, Filippozzi, Filipponi, Filippone, Filippazzo, Filippaz, Filipaz, Filipas, Filippanio, Filippato and many more.
First found in the ancient city of Arcevia, where a record from 1238 showed a Corrado di Filippino, who owned Castle Montesecco.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Filipipi, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1750; John Fillipelli, who came to New York, NY in 1896; as well as Frank Fillipello, and his wife Annie, who arrived in Louisiana between the years 1903 and 1910..
The Defilippis Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Defilippis 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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