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Brescia Early Origins



The surname Brescia was first found in Brescia (Latin: Brixia) in Lomardy, capital of the province of Brescia. The Pizza del Museois the main feature of the town and marks the site of the Forum. Vespasian erected the Capitoleum in 73 A.D. It contains the famous bronze statue of Vistory. The convent of S.Salvatore is also notable, founded by Desiderius, King of Lomardy. 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.

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Brescia Spelling Variations


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Brescia Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Brescia, Bresciani, Bresci, Bressa, Bressi, Bressani, Bressano, Bressan, Bressanelli, Bressini and many more.

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Brescia Early History


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Brescia Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Brescia research. Another 217 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1094, 1332, 1632, 1652, 1612, 1672 and 1642 are included under the topic Early Brescia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Brescia Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Brescia Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Brescia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Brescia Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adelina Brescia, aged 6, who emigrated to the United States from S. Castantino, in 1904
  • Alfonso Brescia, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Melfi Potenza, Italy, in 1920
  • Angela Brescia, aged 19, who landed in America from Bisceglie, Italy, in 1920
  • Alessandre Brescia, aged 22, who settled in America from Melfi, Italy, in 1921

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Contemporary Notables of the name Brescia (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Brescia (post 1700)



  • Alfonso Brescia (1930-2001), Italian film director

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Brescia Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Brescia 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.

    This page was last modified on 24 November 2015 at 06:26.

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