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Where did the Italian Bertoni family come from? What is the Italian Bertoni family crest and coat of arms? When did the Bertoni family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Bertoni family history?
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 Bertoni 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.
First found in the city of Ferrara, where Giacomo Bertazzi was assistant to Pope Sergio II in 845.
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A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Bertoni: Bert Bertola, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1822 at the age of 34; and Charles Berto, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1858, Silvio Berti, who was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1903, as well as Louis Bertino, who arrived in New York city in 1864..
The Bertoni Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bertoni 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.
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