Barillari History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Barillari family
The surname Barillari was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. 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.
Important Dates for the Barillari family
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Barillari Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Barillas, Barilla, Barilli, Barile, Barrile, Barillaro, Barrilero, Barilas, Barils and many more.
Early Notables of the Barillari family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Barillari family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Baril, who settled in Canada sometime between 1700 and 1799; Muel Baril, who settled in Louisiana in 1720; Luis. Barrile, who arrived in New Orleans in 1847.
Contemporary Notables of the name Barillari (post 1700)
- Alfred V. Barillari (1917-2007), American minor league baseball pitcher and scout for the Cleveland Indians
- Rino Barillari (b. 1945), Italian photographer, nicknamed "The King of Paparazzi"
- Alexandre Barillari (b. 1975), born Alexandre Barillari de Almeida, a Brazilian actor