Show ContentsBarducci 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 surname Barducci. The surname Barducci 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 Barducci family

The surname Barducci 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.

Early History of the Barducci family

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Barducci 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 Barducci 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 Barducci 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 Bardella and Federico Bardella, renowned doctors in Ferrara in 1500; Uberto and Girolamo Bardi, who were both Cardinals in Florence; Salvatore Bardi, Baron of Cerda in 1526; as well as Cosimo Bardi, a prominent lawyer in Florence during the early 17th century. Giovanni Bardi, Count of Vernio, was "a Florentine noble, [who] lived...
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Migration of the Barducci family

Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Barducci: 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 ". on Facebook