Show ContentsAlessandroni History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

People in Italy were originally known only by a single name, but it became necessary for people to adopt a second name, or surname to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. The surname Alessandroni was derived from the Italian personal name Alessandro.

Early Origins of the Alessandroni family

The surname Alessandroni was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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.

Early History of the Alessandroni family

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Alessandroni Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Di Sandro, Sandra, Sandras, Sandre, Sandrolini, Sandron, Sandrone, Alessandro, Alessandra, Lassandro, Lassandra, Assandro and many more.

Early Notables of the Alessandroni family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Lorenzo d’Alessandro (c.1455-1503), an Italian painter and interpreter of late Gothic style; and Vincenzo Alessandri (died 1657), an Italian Knight of Malta who became a buccaneer. Romano Alessandro, surnamed della Viola from his skill on that instrument, lived in the latter half...
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Migration of the Alessandroni family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giovanni Allesandro, who was naturalized in Colorado in 1890; Edward Alesandro, who was on record in New York State some time between 1884-1915; as well as Alicandro Alessandro, who arrived in New York, NY in 1904..

Contemporary Notables of the name Alessandroni (post 1700) +

  • Walter Edwin Alessandroni (1914-1966), American Republican politician, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1959-61; Pennsylvania State Attorney General, 1963-66; delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1964 [1]
  • John Alessandroni, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 1st District, 1938 [1]
  • Eugene Victor Alessandroni (1887-1966), American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1932 [1]

  1. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 2) . Retrieved from on Facebook