Venice emerged a variety of distinguished names, including the notable surname Calgaro. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of Venice is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Calgaro family lived in Bologna, where Grazia Calegari was one of 10 members elected to the provisional government in 1394.
Early Origins of the Calgaro family
Early History of the Calgaro family
PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Calgaro Spelling Variations
spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Calgaro include Callegari, Callegaro, Callegaris, Calegari, Calegaris, Calligari, Calligaro, Caligari, Caligaris, Calleghèr, Callighèr, Galligari, Galligài, Calgari, Calgaro, Calliari, Calliàri, Caliari, Caliàri, Cagliari, Cagliàri, Callieri, Callièri, Calieri, Calièri, Caliero, Calièro, Calleri, Callèri, Caleri, Calèri, Caglieri, Caglièri, Cagliero, Caglièro, Caglieris, Caglièris, Callegarini, Callegarìn, Cagliarotti, Cagliartti, Callierotti, Calliertti, Caglierotti and many more.
Early Notables of the Calgaro family (pre 1700)
Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Calgaro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Calgaro family to the New World and Oceana
Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Calgaro or a variant listed above:
Calgaro Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Calgaro Family Crest Products