Bota History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bota family
The surname Bota was first found in Cremona a city in Lombardy, capital of the province of Cremona. Founded by the Romans in 218 it has a checkered history. Virgil studied here. The finest building is the cathedral in the Lombard Romanesque style. It was started in 1107. There are many frescos from the 16th century. It was Austrian in 1814, but became a part of Italy in 1859. 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 Bota family
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Bota Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Botta, Botto, Botti, Boto, Bota and others.
Early Notables of the Bota family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Biagio Betti (1535-1605), an Italian painter of the Renaissance period; Rinaldo Botti (1658-1740), an Italian painter in the Baroque period, a pupil of Jacopo Chiavistelli; and Gaudenzio Botti (1698-1778), an Italian painter of...
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Bota migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bota Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Bota, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1834 
Bota Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Annunziata Bota, aged 21, who immigrated to the United States from Ascoli Satiano, Italy, in 1913
Related Stories +
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)