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Arrigotti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



A variety of distinguished and notable names have emerged from the beautiful and historical Italian region of Tuscany, including the notable surname Arrigotti. During the Middle Ages, as populations grew and travel between regions became more frequent, people in Tuscany, who had been going by a single name, found it necessary to adopt a second name to identify themselves and their families. This process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries, but it was not completed until the modern era. The patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, was one of the most common name types of name created in this region. The surname Arrigotti was created from came from the Teutonic name Henry. In fact, the name Henry is derived from the Old German Haimric which means home-rule. There were many Teutonic names in Italy following the fall of the Roman Empire.

Early Origins of the Arrigotti family



Arrigotti Spelling Variations


Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Arrigotti include and others.

Migration of the Arrigotti family to the New World and Oceana


Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Arrigotti:

Arrigotti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Umberto Arrigotti, aged 23, who arrived in America from Italy, in 1892

Arrigotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Giovanni Arrigotti, aged 24, who arrived in America from Tonco, Italy, in 1909
  • Dina Arrigotti, aged 22, who arrived in America from Tonco, Italy, in 1910
  • Giovanna Arrigotti, aged 19, who arrived in America from Varsi Pana, Italy, in 1911
  • Antonio Arrigotti, aged 22, who arrived in America from Vargi, Italy, in 1913
  • Giuseppe Arrigotti, aged 27, who arrived in America from Varzi, Italy, in 1923

Contemporary Notables of the name Arrigotti (post 1700)


  • Amber Arrigotti (b. 1991), American model
  • Stephanie Arrigotti, American Music Community College Professor at Western Nevada College
  • David Arrigotti, American actor

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