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Calienda History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Calienda surname is of uncertain derivation, but it may have its roots with the word "calendula," which is a cultivated marigold.

Early Origins of the Calienda family

The surname Calienda was first found in Nocera dei Pagani (presently called Nocera Inferiore,) in Salerno Province, Kingdom of Naples, where they trace their Norman-Viking origins back to Stefano Calenda who lived in 982. 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 Calienda family

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Calienda Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Calenda, Calienda, Calendo, Caliendo and others.

Early Notables of the Calienda family (pre 1700)

By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated...
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Migration of the Calienda family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Calienda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Nicola Calienda, age 35, who arrived in America on Jan. 8, 1883, aboard the "India"

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