Biasetti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Biasetti originated in an area of Italy, known as the Papal States. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of the Papal States is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Biasetti family lived in the city of Benevento, which lies east of Naples. Earliest records date back to the 14th century, when the Blasio family branched from this town to Bari, Catanzaro, and Reggio di Calabria.

Early Origins of the Biasetti family

The surname Biasetti was first found in the city of Benevento.

Early History of the Biasetti family

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Biasetti Spelling Variations

Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Biasetti include Biaggi, Biagi, Biasi, Biasii, Biasio, Biase, Blasi, Blasio, Biagini, Biagia, Blase, Blas, De Biagi, De Biaggi, De Biasi, Debiasi, De Biase, De Blasi, De Blasio, De Blase, De Blasis, De Blasiis, De Biagio, Di Biasi, Di Biasio, Di Biaso, Di Biase, Di Blasi, Di Blas, Blasich, Blasic, Blasig, Blasigh, Blasevich, Biagelli, Biagetti, Beagini, Biagioli, Biagiotti, Biagioni, Biagianti, Biasetti, Biasetton, Biasini, Biasin, Biasioli, Biasiolo, Biasol, Biasotti, Biasiotti, Biasuz, Biasioni, Biasione, Biasone, Biason, Biasiutti, Biasiutto, Biasutti, Biasutto, Blasetti, Blasini, Blasina, Blasoni and many more.

Early Notables of the Biasetti family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Gregorio Biagio, who was a lawyer in Genoa in 1530; Antonio Blasi, a soldier in Velletri in the 17th century; the Blasi family in Sicily at this time were barons of Diesi and Sparacia; in 1688 Giuseppe Blasi was Baron of Salina; Clemente Biagi of Cremona was a monk in 1740; Sebastiano Biagini was a famous painter, musician and lawyer in La Spezia in...
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United States Biasetti migration to the United States +

Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Biasetti or a variant listed above:

Biasetti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Bruno Biasetti, aged 29, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Pastores" from New York [1]
  • Lorenzo Biasetti, aged 38, originally from Cucullo, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "F. Palasciano" from Napoli, Italy [2]
  • Lorenzo Biasetti, aged 38, originally from Cucuilo, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "F. Palasciano" from Napoli, Italy [3]




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