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Bellisi Early Origins



The surname Bellisi was first found in Verona, a city in Venetia, Italy capital of the province of Verona. This ancient city was the chief town of the Cenomani, a Gaulish tribe and became a Latin town in 89 B. C. It became part of Lombardy(568,) Frankish, Bartolmeo ruled and died in 1304. It is said to be the home of Romeo and Juliet. The city is rich in churches, museums, galleries, paintings, sculptures, statues and monuments. The cathedral was consecrated in 1187. The Bellini family were well established in records of the city before the year 1406. 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.

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Bellisi Spelling Variations


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Bellisi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bellini, Bellami, Bellino, Bellin, Belli, Bellene, Bellani and many more.

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Bellisi Early History


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Bellisi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bellisi research. Another 291 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1406, 1478, 1430, 1516, 1429, 1507, 1474, 1625, 1700, 1643, 1704, 1625 and 1700 are included under the topic Early Bellisi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bellisi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bellisi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Giovanni Bellini (c.1430-1516), a Venetian Renaissance painter, the best known of the Bellini family of painters; Gentile Bellini ( c. 1429-1507), an Italian painter, from 1474 he was the official portrait artist for the...

Another 42 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bellisi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johann Belli, who arrived in Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783; Anselme Belisle, who arrived in New Orleans in 1767; Waters Belli, who came to Missouri in 1793.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bellisi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bellisi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 7 April 2015 at 13:38.

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