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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.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Allegrucci research. Another 295 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1368, and 1475 are included under the topic Early Allegrucci History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Allegrucci Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
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.
The Allegrucci Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Allegrucci Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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