Ambrosetti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Ambrosetti came from the name Ambrose, which was in turn derived from the Latin Ambrosius, which means immortal. The name Ambrose was extremely popular and spread rapidly because of devotion to Saint Ambrose, who lived during the 4th century and was one of the four Fathers of the Western Christian church. He was Governor of Liguria in northern Italy and became the Bishop of Milan in 374 even though he was not yet baptized. As bishop, St. Ambrose was a brilliant administrator and a courageous opponent of Arianism, which the Emperor Theodosius supported.
Early Origins of the Ambrosetti family
The surname Ambrosetti was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bologna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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 was in itself a family honor.
Early History of the Ambrosetti family
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Ambrosetti Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ambrogi, Ambrogio, Ambrosi, Ambrosio, Ambros, D'Ambrogi, D'Ambrogio, D'Ambrosi, D'Ambrosio, D'Ambros, Deambrogi, Deambrogio, Ambrogelli, Ambrogetti, Ambrogioli, Ambroset, Ambrosani, Ambrosati, Ambrosoni, Ambrogiani, Brogio, Broso, Broggi, Brogetti, Brozolo and many more.
Early Notables of the Ambrosetti family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ambrosetti family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Domingo Ambrosio who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1820 at the age of 21.
Contemporary Notables of the name Ambrosetti (post 1700) +
- Antonio Ambrosetti (1944-2020), Italian mathematician who worked in the fields of partial differential equations and calculus of variations
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