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Where did the Italian Nardi family come from? What is the Italian Nardi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nardi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nardi family history?The Nardi surname was a patronymic name, created from the personal name Nardo, which was in turn, a shortened form of Bernardo.
Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Nardi include Di Nardi, Di Nardo, Nardo, Nardone, Nardini, Nardi, Nardis, Nordi, Nordine, Nardino and many more.
First found in the Kingdom of Naples, formerly Napoli or Neapolis, in southern Italy. There is also a city of Nardò in the province of Lecce, that dates from the Baroque era. Belisario Acquaviva, a nobleman and writer from the Kingdom of Naples became the first Duke of Nardo (Duca di Nardò) in the 15th century.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nardi research. Another 245 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1384, 1425, 1457, 1394, 1424 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Nardi History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 103 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nardi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Nardi:
Nardi Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Nardi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nardi 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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