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Where did the Italian Fabbrini family come from? What is the Italian Fabbrini family crest and coat of arms? When did the Fabbrini family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Fabbrini family history?The Italian surname Fabbrini is derived from the Latin word "faber," meaning "craftsman," and as such, it was likely an occupational name first born by someone who was an iron worker, or some kind of craftsman.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Fabbri, Fabbro, Fabbris, Fabri, Fabro, Fabrey, Fabre, Fabris, Faber, Favro, Faveri, Favero, Favaro, Frau, Fabretto, Favret, Favarin, Fabbrini, Fabbrin, Fabbrucci and many more.
First found in Modena, anciently Mutina, a city in Emilia capital of the province of Modena. It became Roman in 215 B.C. It was successfully defended by Brutus against Mark Anthony. It changed hands many times between Church and Duchy. In 1859 the inhabitants declared in favor of unity with the Kingdom of Italy. The Ducal Palace is a notable. Rich in art the city has many museums and galleries. 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 was in itself a family honor.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fabbrini research. Another 350 words(25 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1603, and 1700 are included under the topic Early Fabbrini History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Carlo Agusto Fabricus, who arrived in Canada in 1783 at the age of 30; Bernardo Fabbri whose oath of allegiance was recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1868.
The Fabbrini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fabbrini 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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