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Bertera Early Origins



The surname Bertera was first found in the city of Ferrara, where Giacomo Bertazzi was assistant to Pope Sergio II in 845.

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Bertera Spelling Variations


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Bertera Spelling Variations



In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Bertera include Berti, Berto, Bert, Berta, De Berti, De Berto, Di Berto, Bertelli, Bertello, Bertella, Bertini, Bertino, Bertinetti, Bertinetto, Bertucci, Berteri, Bertieri, Bertera and many more.

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Bertera Early History


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Bertera Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bertera research. More information is included under the topic Early Bertera History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bertera Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bertera Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Francesco Bertazzi, who was head of the Venetian Republic in the year 1007; Enrico Bertoli in Mazzara, elected Cardinal by Pope Pasquale II in 1110; the Bertone family of Chieri owned vast lands and belonged to the most ancient and most prestigious nobility; Bellincione...

Another 190 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bertera 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



A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Bertera:

Bertera Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Pietro Bertera, aged 32, who landed in America from Tarri Benaco, Italy, in 1910
  • Pietro Bertera, aged 47, who emigrated to America from Corinaldo, Italy, in 1911
  • Vincenzo Bertera, aged 19, who landed in America from Como Musso, Italy, in 1912
  • Angela Bertera, aged 20, who landed in America from Limone, Italy, in 1912
  • Guiseppe Bertera, aged 4, who emigrated to the United States from Tordi, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertera (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bertera (post 1700)



  • Mrs. Angelina Bertera, American co-sponsor of the USS Springfield (CL-66/CLG-7/CG-7), a Cleveland-class light cruiser during World War II
  • Ugo Bertera, Italian politician, Mayor of Musso, Lombardy

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    8. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
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    The Bertera Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bertera 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 22 December 2014 at 07:29.

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