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.
Early Origins of the Accetta family
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.
Early History of the Accetta family
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.
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.
Early Notables of the Accetta family (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.
Migration of the Accetta family to the New World and Oceana
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.
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