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Aceti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Aceti surname of Sicily was created from the name of the occupation of the first bearer of the name. The Aceti 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 Aceti family

The surname Aceti 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 Aceti family

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

Early Notables of the Aceti 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...
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Migration of the Aceti family to the New World and Oceana

A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Aceti: Lucio Aceto, who settled in Ohio around 1875.

Contemporary Notables of the name Aceti (post 1700)

  • Marco Aceti, Italian actor, known for his roles in Notte prima degli esami (2006), Ho voglia di te (2007) and Sotto una buona stella (2014)
  • Anthony Joseph John "T.J." Aceti Jr. (1982-2015), Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender for the Oshawa Generals (1999-2001)

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