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Multiple Origins for the Surname Abbate



Abbate Early Origins



The surname Abbate was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mňdna). 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 was in itself a family honor.

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Abbate Spelling Variations


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Abbate Spelling Variations



In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Abbate include Abbati, Abati, Abeyti, Abeyta, Abbeyti, Abbiati, Abbate and many more.

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Abbate Early History


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Abbate Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Abbate research. Another 241 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1520, 1684, 1509, 1571, 1667, 1640 and 1715 are included under the topic Early Abbate History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Abbate Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Abbate Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 39 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Abbate Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Abbate:

Abbate Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Abbate, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893
  • Bemigia Abbate, who came to New York, NY in 1893

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Contemporary Notables of the name Abbate (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Abbate (post 1700)



  • Peter J. Abbate Jr. (b. 1949), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Assembly 49th District, 1987-; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000, 2008
  • Jon Abbate (b. 1985), American football fullback
  • Peter Abbate Jr. (b. 1949), American Representative for District 49 in the New York State Assembly
  • Mario Abbate (1927-1981), Italian singer, famous as an exponent of Neapolitan songs
  • Lirio Abbate (b. 1971), Italian journalist and correspondent in Sicily
  • Janet Abbate, American author of the book "Inventing the Internet"

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Abbate Family Crest Products


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Abbate Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    11. ...

    The Abbate Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Abbate 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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