Early Origins of the Bottoni family
The surname Bottoni was first found in Lucca, a city and comune in Tuscany
, capital of the province of Lucca and where Bascilican type churches abound. The history commences in 218 B.C., and passed through many hands in the intervening centuries. Many notable scholars and prelates lived here. The cathedral of St Martin was begun in 1060 by Bishop Anselm, later Pope Alexander II. It has many museums and galleries. 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. This distinguished originates from Pieve di Mulazzo as was written in the war records in the year 1500.
Early History of the Bottoni family
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Bottoni Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bottini, Botini, Botti, Bottài, Bottari, Bottaro, Bottèro, Bottèri, Bottèr, Bottinni, Bottìn, Bottaèlli and many more.
Early Notables of the Bottoni family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bottoni family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bottoni Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonio Bottoni, aged 27, who landed in America from Sejza, in 1903
- Antonio Bottoni, aged 29, who landed in America from Ranco, in 1906
- Antonio Bottoni, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Porto S. Egidio, Italy, in 1910
- Antonio Bottoni, aged 31, who emigrated to the United States from S. Elpidio, Italy, in 1911
- Antonio Bottoni, aged 29, who landed in America from Lezze, Italia, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Bottoni (post 1700)
- Alessandro Bottoni (b. 1972), Italian triathlete at the 2000 Summer Olympics