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

Aceto Early Origins



The surname Aceto 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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Aceto Spelling Variations


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

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Aceto Early History


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Aceto Early History



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

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Aceto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Aceto 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 Aceto 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 Aceto:

Aceto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lucio Aceto, who settled in Ohio around 1875
  • Enrico Aceto, aged 23, who landed in America from Alvignano, Italy, in 1895

Aceto Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Costantino Aceto, aged 44, who emigrated to America from Monoppello, Italy, in 1910
  • Arturo Aceto, aged 19, who landed in America from Caserta, Italy, in 1910
  • Antonio Aceto, aged 22, who landed in America from Cosenza, Italy, in 1911
  • Antonio Aceto, aged 16, who settled in America from Roccamontepiano, Italy, in 1911
  • Alesfandro Aceto, aged 18, who landed in America from Paterno, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Aceto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Aceto (post 1700)



  • Gina A. Aceto, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 21st District, 1980

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    5. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    6. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    7. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Aceto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Aceto 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 16 August 2016 at 14:43.

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