Bellevia History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bellevia family
The surname Bellevia was first found in Bergamo in Lombardy, capital of the province of Bergamo, home to the Romanesque church of S.Maria Maggiore that is filled with fine art. The Piazza Garibaldi has notable architecture. From 1264 it was under Milan, but in 1428 it became Venetian. 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.
Early History of the Bellevia family
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Bellevia Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Belavita, Bellavite, Bellavia, Bellivitis and many more.
Early Notables of the Bellevia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bellevia family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Filippo Belevita, aged 27, who arrived at Ellis Island from Tursi, in 1906.