Early Origins of the Allegranza family
The surname Allegranza 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 Allegranza family
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Allegranza Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Allegri, Allegro, Allegra, Allegretti, Allegretto, Allegretta, Allegrini, Allegrucci, Allegroni, Allegrani, Allegranza, Allegranzini, Allegrezza, Allegria, Alegri, Alegro and many more.
Early Notables of the Allegranza family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Allegranza family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francisco Alegre, who settled in Puerto Rico in 1560; Pedro Alegre, who came to Mexico in 1582; Juan Alegre, who settled in Philippines in 1593; Tomas Alegre, who came to Puerto Rico in 1816.