The surname Albinotti is an Italian patronymic
surname; that is, it was a name created from the first name of the father. Albinotti is derived from a "pale" or "pure" person, and is a variant of the Latin personal name
Albinus which was originally derived from the Latin albus, which means white.
Early Origins of the Albinotti family
The surname Albinotti was first found in the tiny town of Sestola, just south of Bologna. In 1629 the Albinelli family was registered here. This same year the family moved to Modena and were immediately made nobility. They were also made citizens of the city of Ferrara, nearby. Also in this year, Giambattista Albinelli was made a Cappuccinian monk in Modena.
Early History of the Albinotti family
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Albinotti Spelling Variations
Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations
. The recorded spellings of Albinotti include Albigni, Albini, Albindo, Albinati, Albinelli, Albinetti, Albino, Albinoni, Albinotti and many more.
Early Notables of the Albinotti family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Andrea Albinelli, a renowned law professor; Tomasso Giovanni Albinoni (1671-1751), Italian composer; Filippo Albini, Sardinian composer in the 17th century, and Tommaso... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Albinotti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Albinotti family to the New World and Oceana
Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Albinotti were Antonio Albindo, aged 34, who arrived in New York in 1823; Achille Albini, aged 20, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Gazeno, Italy, in 1912; Agostino Albini, aged 40, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Mosciano, Italy, in 1907.