Bui History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bui family
The surname Bui was first found in the city of Reggio-Emilia, where records show Gerardo de Corviago Bovini living here in 1079.
Important Dates for the Bui family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bui research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1800, 1300, 1503, 1572, 1734, 1781, 1484, 1430 and 1484 are included under the topic Early Bui History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Bui Spelling Variations
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Bui include Bove, Bova, Bovi, Bue, Buo, Bui, Bua, Boe, Boi, Boy, Bo, Dal Bo, Del Bo, Lo Bue, Lo Boi, La Bua, Boelli, Boellis, Bovetto, Bovetti, Bovet, Boetto, Boetti, Boet, Boeddu, Bovino, Bovin, Boin, Buini, Bovoli, Bovani, Boano, Bovini, Bovara, Bovetini, Bovelli, Bovaro, Bovari and many more.
Early Notables of the Bui family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Bovetinodei Bovetini, who was an intellectual in Mantua in the 13th century; Bonincontro dei Bovi was a lawyer in Bologna in 1300; Girolamo Bove was appointed mayor of Sezze by Pope Sisto IV in the 15th century; Giacomo Bovi was senator of Rome; Pietro Bovi and Giovan-Carlo Bovi were Bishops of Ostuno, and the latter also became Archbishop of Brindisi; Bernardo Bovini was mayor of Parma in 1503; Gherardo Bovini was mayor of Reggio; Rambaldo Bovini was mayor of Sassuolo around the same time; Cesare Bovi was made Bishop of Nardo by Pope Gregory...
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Bui migration to the United States
A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Bui:
Typical Bui Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Bui Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Olimpia Bui, aged 41, who immigrated to the United States from Salerno, Italy, in 1907
- Olimpia Bui, aged 46, who landed in America from Pitigliani, Italy, in 1911
- Fedra Bui, aged 5, who landed in America from Pitigliani, Italy, in 1911
- Iwan Bui, aged 18, who landed in America from Podhorodyszeze, Galicia, in 1911
- Oiso Bui, aged 19, who settled in America from Piano Lieci, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Bui (post 1700)
- Gianni Alessio Bui (b. 1940), Italian professional football coach and a former player
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