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Botto History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms




Early Origins of the Botto family


The surname Botto 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 Botto family


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Botto Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Botta, Botto, Botti, Boto, Bota and others.

Early Notables of the Botto 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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Migration of the Botto family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Botto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Botto, who arrived in Mississippi in 1853 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Louis Botto, who landed in Mississippi in 1854 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Botto Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adolfo Botto, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Pistoleto, Italy, in 1912
  • Angela Botto, aged 23, who emigrated to the United States from Borzonasca, Italy, in 1913
  • Angelo Botto, aged 25, who landed in America from Monastero, Italy, in 1914
  • Anelda Botto, aged 18, who landed in America from Guardsbosone, Italy, in 1921
  • Adelina Botto, aged 21, who landed in America from Borzonssca, Italy, in 1921

Botto Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Peter Botto, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1749

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Citations


  1. ^ 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)


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