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The Accetta surname of Sicily was created from the name of the occupation of the first bearer of the name. The Accetta surname refers to the occupation of a person who made or sold vinegar. The surname Accetto is derived from the Italian word "accetto," which means vinegar. Alternatively, the surname is of local origin and there is a place named Aceto located near Bari, in the region of Apulia.

Accetta Early Origins



The surname Accetta was first found in Sicily (Italian: Sicilia), the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The earliest record of this surname dates back to the first half of the 11th century, where a member of the Accetto family was a well known sculptor in Puglia, on the southern mainland of Italy.

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Accetta Spelling Variations


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Accetta Spelling Variations



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 Accetta include Accetta, Accetti, Accetto, Accettulli, Accettullo, Accietti, Accietto, Accettanti, Aceto and many more.

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Accetta Early History


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Accetta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Accetta research. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1374, 1590, 1640, 1690, and 1730 are included under the topic Early Accetta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Accetta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Accetta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Torquato Accetto (c.1590-1640), Italian philosopher and writer of Naples; Reginaldo Accetto, 16th century theologian in Naples; Giulio Accetta, born in Calabria in 1690, well known...

Another 35 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Accetta 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 Accetta: Lucio Aceto, who settled in Ohio around 1875.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Accetta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Accetta (post 1700)



  • Greg Accetta, American actor, known for his work on Thank God for Jaundice (2013) and Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience (2009)
  • Aaron Accetta (b. 1971), American record producer, songwriter, and musician

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Accetta Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Accetta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Accetta 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 5 January 2016 at 23:51.

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