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Where did the Italian Gaviria family come from? What is the Italian Gaviria family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gaviria family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gaviria family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Gavi, Gavirati, Gavotti, Gavilgliani and others.
First found in Genoa a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. 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 were:
Gaviria Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Gaviria Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gaviria 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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