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Bressa Early Origins



The surname Bressa 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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Bressa Spelling Variations


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Bressa 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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Bressa Early History


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Bressa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bressa 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 Bressa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bressa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bressa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bressa 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 or some of its variants were: Angelo Bresciani, aged 29, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vallio, Brescia, in 1914; Battista Bresciani, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island from Filaltiera, Italy, in 1909.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    2. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
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    The Bressa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bressa 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 30 October 2012 at 14:21.

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