Albertenghi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Albertenghi family
The surname Albertenghi was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy, where this ancient noble family held the castle Conti Tuscolani, in 974 when Alberto Alberici acquired the city of Piceno in Romagna. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Important Dates for the Albertenghi family
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Albertenghi 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 Albertenghi include Alberighi, Albertenghi and others.
Early Notables of the Albertenghi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Albertenghi family
An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Albertenghi: Olinto Alberigi, who came to California in 1884; Abele Alberigi, who arrived at Ellis Island in 1893; Pietro Alberighi, who arrived there from Borgo, Italy, in 1913.