Bardis History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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A variety of distinguished and notable names have emerged from the beautiful and historical Italian region of Tuscany, including the surname Bardis. The surname Bardis came from the medieval personal name "Bardo," a short form of names such as "Lombardo" or "Bernardo;" the Bardi form is a patronymic or plural form of Bardo.
Early Origins of the Bardis family
The surname Bardis was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), where the main branch of the family originates. The earliest records of the family date back to 1112, when Pagano di Bardo and his family were the owners of a castle in Rubella. Other records include Bartolo Bardi, a Florentine priest in 1310; and Bartolomeo Bardi, a nobleman of a banking family, in Florence in 1320. Contessina de Bardi (c.1390-1472,) was heir of the Florentine banking family and married Cosimo de Medici in 1414.
Important Dates for the Bardis family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bardis research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1320, 1323, 1332, 1349, 1368, 1386, 1415, 1426, 1451, 1466, 1500, and 1526 are included under the topic Early Bardis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bardis 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 Bardis include Bardi, Bardo, Bardelli, Bardella, Bardellini, Bardelloni, Bardetti, Bardetta, Bardini, Bardino, Bardola, Barducci, Bardotti, Bardoni, Bardone, Bardacci, Barduzzi, Bardani and many more.
Early Notables of the Bardis family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Alessandro Bardi (b. 1323), a Tuscan diplomat; Bartolomeo Bardi (d. 1349), who was appointed Bishop of Spoleto in 1320; Alessandra Bardi, a female author who lived in Florence in 1415; Filippo Bardella and his brothers Giugliemo...
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Migration of the Bardis family
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Bardis: Luigi Bardo, age 40, who arrived in New York on April 3, 1885, aboard the "Archimede"; Lorenzo Bardini, age 76, who arrived in New York on Oct. 12, 1885, aboard the ".