Early Origins of the Alfero family
Piedmont, where it appears quite frequently in the form Alfero. In general, variations on the name which end in "i" come from the northern areas of Italy, whereas those ending in "o" are from the south. There are two possible origins for the name. It may be derived from the elements "athala," meaning "noble," and "faran," meaning "to move," in which case, the name was most likely given to a nobleman who had just arrived in the area from elsewhere in Italy. The other possibility is that the name comes from the word "alfiere," meaning "standard bearer." In this case, it would have been given to a man who held that post in an army.
Early History of the Alfero family
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Alfero Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Alfieri, Alfiero, Alfier, Alferio, Alfero, Aufieri, Aufiero, Alfe, Arfe and many more.
Early Notables of the Alfero family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Alfero family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Alfero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
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