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Where did the Italian Nero family come from? What is the Italian Nero family crest and coat of arms? When did the Nero family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Nero family history?The Italian Nero surname is derived from the Italian word "nero," meaning "black;" as such it was likely originally a nickname for someone with black or dark hair.
Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms in comparison with other European surnames because they reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each of which has its distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the most standard Italian surname suffix is "I", whereas in Southern Italy the most typical surname suffix is "O". Sardinian is very different from other forms of Italian and in fact, it is considered to be its own distinct language. Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes, church officials, and the bearers of names, spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. As a consequence of the major changes in the Italian language and in the local spellings of Italian surnames that occurred over the course of history, there are numerous variations for the surname Nero. These spelling variations include Neri, Nero, Lo Nero, Lonero, Lanera, Neriti, Neretti, Nerini, Nerucci, Nerozzi, Neroni and many more.
First found in the Tuscan city of Lucca in 1200, when the Neri family was of noble status.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nero research. Another 223 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1664, 1609, 1291, 1431, 1450, 1461, 1472, 1482, 1490 and 1515 are included under the topic Early Nero History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 227 words(16 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nero Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Nero were
Nero Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
Nero Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
The Nero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nero 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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