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The Banda family can trace its noble origins to the Italian region of Tuscany. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of Tuscany is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Banda family lived in either Florence, Pisa, or Siena.

Banda Early Origins



The surname Banda was first found in the city of Siena, where the earliest record lies with Pope Alessandro III, a Bandinelli who died in 1181.

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Banda Spelling Variations


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Banda Spelling Variations



In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Banda include Bandini, Bandi, Bandelli, Bandel, Bandelloni, Bandino, Banducci and many more.

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Banda Early History


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Banda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Banda research. Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Banda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Banda Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Domenico Bandini, born in Arezzo in 1335 who was a merchant and teacher; Bartolo Bandini, who was a member of the jury in Siena in 1368; Bartalo Bandini a philosophy teacher and a famous doctor in Massa Marittima around 1400; Bandello Bandelli, Bishop of...

Another 145 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Banda Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



An examination into the immigration and passenger lists has discovered a number of people bearing the name Banda:

Banda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Josefa Banda, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Sebastian DeLa Banda, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1834 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Jose Banda, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1837 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • C. Banda, who settled in Baltimore in 1881
  • Franz Banda, who settled in New York, NY in 1890
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Banda Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Domenico Banda, aged 44, who emigrated to the United States from Grotte di Castro, Italy, in 1911
  • Giacomo Banda, aged 22, who landed in America from Samarate, Italy, in 1911
  • Gerardo Banda, aged 24, who settled in America from Potenza, Italy, in 1912
  • Agnese Banda, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Grotte Di Castro, Italy, in 1912
  • Bragio Banda, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Acquapendente, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  3. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. 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. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  11. ...

The Banda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Banda 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.

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