The surname Monteliana was first found in Treviso, anciently Tarvisium, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Treviso. The cathedral of San Pietro is notable and dates back to 1141. It is classical style with seven domes with works by many notable painters and sculptors. The Piazza dei Signori has many palaces. In the 6th century this town was a seat of a Lombard duke.
held it. Later it was Venetian. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, and 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. This distinguished family are recorded in Trevos but are said originally to have been of Selva, but these records are scanty.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicolas Montel, who arrived in New Orleans in 1721; Simon Montel, who arrived in North America in 1783; James Montel, who arrived in Bristol or Warren, RI in 1831.