The surname Avogaro was first found in Brescia (Latin: Brixia) in Lomardy, capital of the province of Brescia. The Pizza del Museois the main feature of the town and marks the site of the Forum. Vespasian erected the Capitoleum in 73 A.D. It contains the famous bronze statue of Vistory. The convent of S.Salvatore is also notable, founded by Desiderius, King of Lomardy. 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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of this family name include: Avogadro, Avogadri Avogaro, Avogarri, Avvocato, Avocati, Advocati, Avogardi, Avodardo, Avogarti and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Maria Avogadro, aged 49, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Asolo, Italy, in 1923; Pietro Avogadro, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Piazzo Alto, Italy, in 1910.