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From the historical and fascinating Italian region of Venice emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Angelini family. People in this region were originally known by only a single name, but it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames began in Italy in the 10th and 11th centuries. Angelini is thought to have originally been a nickname for the first bearer of this surname. As a nickname, Angelini most likely described a person who was "angelic," or perhaps a person who acted as some kind of religious messenger.

Angelini Early Origins



The surname Angelini was first found in Treviso. anciently Tarvisium, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Treviso. The cathedral of San Pietro is notable and dates back to 1141. It is classical style with seven domes with works by many notable painters and sculptors. The Piazza dei Signori has many palaces. In the 6th centaur this town was a seat of a Lombard duke. Charlemagne held it. Later it was Venetian. 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.

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Angelini Spelling Variations


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Angelini Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Angelini include Angeli, Angelo, Angela, Angioli, Angiolo, Angiola, Agnoli, Agnolo, Agnola, D'Angeli, D'Angelo, D'Angiolo, Angelelli, Angelillo, Angiolillo, Agnorelli, Agnoletti, Angeletti, Angelino, Angiolini, Angolini, Angelucci, Agnolucci, Angelotti, Agnelutto, Agnelut, Angelantoni and many more.

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Angelini Early History


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Angelini Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Angelini research. Another 293 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1100, 1488 and 1764 are included under the topic Early Angelini History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Angelini Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Angelini Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Angelini Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



A search of the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Angelini: Cristino Dangelis, who arrived in New York city from Naples on March 22; 1893 aboard the SS Alesia, Josef Angeli, who arrived in Baltimore in 1913; as well as Americo Angeli, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1902.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Angelini (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Angelini (post 1700)



  • Mary Pat Angelini (b. 1954), American politician from New Jersey
  • Roger M. Angelini, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 73rd District, 1978
  • Scipione Angelini (1661-1729), Italian painter
  • Fiorenzo Angelini (b. 1916), Italian Roman Catholic cardinal
  • Andrea Angelini, Italian organist and orchestra conductor
  • Anacleto Angelini (1914-2007), Italian-born, Chilean businessman, once South America's wealthiest person
  • Alberto Angelini (b. 1974), Italian Olympic water polo player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Angelini Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Angelini 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.

    This page was last modified on 28 September 2016 at 02:05.

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