Brescia History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Brescia family
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.
Early History of the Brescia family
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Brescia Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Brescia, Bresciani, Bresci, Bressa, Bressi, Bressani, Bressano, Bressan, Bressanelli, Bressini and many more.
Early Notables of the Brescia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Brescia family to the New World and Oceana
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
Contemporary Notables of the name Brescia (post 1700)
- Alfonso Brescia (1930-2001), Italian film director
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