From the historical and fascinating Italian region of Venice
emerged a multitude of noble families, including the distinguished Angello 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. Angello is thought to have originally been a nickname
for the first bearer of this surname. As a nickname
, Angello most likely described a person who was "angelic," or perhaps a person who acted as some kind of religious messenger.
Early Origins of the Angello family
The surname Angello 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.
Early History of the Angello family
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Angello Spelling Variations
Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations
. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Angello 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.
Early Notables of the Angello family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Angello family to the New World and Oceana
An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Angello: 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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Angello (post 1700)
- Steve Angello (b. 1982), born Steven Angello Josefsson Fragogiannis, a Greek-Swedish disc jockey, record producer and record label owner