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Where did the Italian Pacitti family come from? What is the Italian Pacitti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pacitti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pacitti family history?The surname Pacitti evolved from the Latin word "pax," which means "peace." The surname was likely originally a nickname for a person who was of a peaceful nature, or who sought peace in the figure of Christ.
Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Pacitti include Paci, Pace, Pasi, Pase, Pasio, Pacelli, Pacella, Paciello, Pacilli, Pacetti, Pacitto, Pacini, Pacino, Pacinotti, Paciotti, Paciullo, Pacenti, Paselli, Pasello, Pasetti, Pasetto, Pasini, Pasino, Pasin, Pasinetti, Pasinati, Pasinato, Pasoli, Pasolini, Pasolli, Pasotti, Pasotto, Pasutti, Pasutti, Pacioli, Pacchiarotti, Pacho and many more.
First found in with Negusante Paci, who arrived in Italy with Emperor Federico I and settled in Bologna.
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A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Pacitti: H. Pace, who arrived in the city in 1822 at age 55. Another settler of the Pacitti lineage was Franco Pacho, who arrived in New Orleans in 1823 at the age of 60..
The Pacitti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pacitti 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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