From the ancient and picturesque Italian region of Venice
emerged a variety of distinguished names, including the notable surname Battaiglioli which was derived from the Italian word "Battaglia," or "battle." This surname was a nickname
for a warrior or professional private soldier, which then became a surname. There are also places named Battalgia, and no doubt the surname also arose describing one who came from one of these places. There are villages named Battaglia in Udine, Padova, Teramo, Trapani, and Salerno amongst other regions.
Early Origins of the Battaiglioli family
The surname Battaiglioli was first found in the northern half of Italy with major families of the name being recorded in Venice
and the Veneto region, Bologna, Rimini, and Pisa from the 13th century.
Early History of the Battaiglioli family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Battaiglioli research.Another 49 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1748, 1532, 1643, 1717, 1772 and 1870 are included under the topic Early Battaiglioli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Battaiglioli Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Battaggia, Battàia, Bataia, Battàggia, Battàglia, Battagliarin, Battagliarini, Battagliese, Battaglini, Battaglioli, Battaini, Battaino and many more.
Early Notables of the Battaiglioli family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Girolamo Battaglia, a distinguished soldier in the military in the second half of the 15th century; Francesco Battaglia, an architect born... Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Battaiglioli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Battaiglioli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Daniel Battaglia who arrived in Philadelphia in 1864; Angelo Battaglia, who arrived in New York on July 25, 1883 aboard the "Archimede" from Palermo.