The surname Albrisi is a patronymic
that came from the personal name
"Alberico." The "i" suffix means "son or descendant of Alberico." This personal name in turn is derived from the Latin word "Albericus," meaning "elf king."
Early Origins of the Albrisi family
The surname Albrisi was first found in Lombardy
(Italian: Lombardia), in the city of Milan. It was in this city that one Alberico, who was a count, dedicated his life to the church. He lived in the 9th century.
Early History of the Albrisi family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Albrisi research.Another 368 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1007, 1158, 1163, 1164, 1187, 1360, 1610, and 1670 are included under the topic Early Albrisi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Albrisi 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 Albrisi include Alberici, Alberico, Albericci, Alberighi, Albericone, Albericoni, Alberizzi, Alberigi, Albricci, Albrizi, Albrisi, Albrigio, Albrisio, Albrizzi and many more.
Early Notables of the Albrisi family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Filippo Alberighi, who was a knight under Charlemagne; Gadaldo Alberici, who owned large amounts of land in 1360 around Piceno; Alessandro, Giuseppe, and Antonio Alberici were all senators in Venice
around this time; the Alberico family of Bologna owned many towers... Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Albrisi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Albrisi family to the New World and Oceana
Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Albrisi were Abramo Alberici, who arrived at Ellis Island
in 1907; Angelo Alberici, who arrived there in 1893; as did Ennio Alberici in1920; Gregorio Alberici, in 1896.