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Argento Early Origins



The surname Argento was first found in Rome (Italian: Roma), the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Little can be said in the space available which would do justice to the history of this beautiful city. From 1000 B. c., its history is a book of life itself. The buildings, culture, arts, cathedrals, churches, museums galleries hold untold treasures unequalled anywhere else in the world. 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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Argento Spelling Variations


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Argento Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Armano, Armani, Armandi, Armanni, Armeni, Armenini, Armanno, Arman, Ermanni, Ermanno and many more.

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Argento Early History


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Argento Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Argento research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1374 and 1695 are included under the topic Early Argento History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Argento Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Argento Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Argento 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adela Argentina, aged 16, who arrived at Ellis Island from Secondigliano, Napoli, Italy, in 1906; Caterina Argentina, aged 6, who arrived at Ellis Island from Montefranco, Italy, in 1914.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Argento (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Argento (post 1700)



  • Dominick Argento (b. 1927), American composer of lyric opera and choral music
  • Sam J. Argento, American Democrat politician, Candidate for West Virginia State House of Delegates 35th District, 2010
  • Valentino Argento (b. 1888), Italian fencer at the 1924 Summer Olympics
  • Claudio Argento (b. 1943), Italian film producer and screenwriter
  • Mino Argento (b. 1927), Italian artist
  • Aria Asia Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento (b. 1975), Italian actress, singer, model, and director
  • Dario Argento (b. 1940), Italian film director, producer and screenwriter
  • Mariano Argento (b. 1966), Argentine television actor
  • Tomás Argento (b. 1986), Argentine field hockey striker

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    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    5. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Argento Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Argento 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 18 January 2016 at 11:24.

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