Early Origins of the Callari family
The surname Callari was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. 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 Callari family
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Callari Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Callerati, Calitri, Calleri, Callari, Callero, Callierotti, Callegarin, Callegarini, Callegaris, Callegaro, Calligari, Calligaro, Callegari, Caliari, Calieri, Caligari and many more.
Early Notables of the Callari family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Callari family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Callari Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Sam Callari, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1908 and 1910
- Mary Callari, who settled in Louisiana sometime between 1908 and 1910
- Joseph Callari, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1908 and 1910
- Pascal Callari, who settled in Arkansas in 1918
Contemporary Notables of the name Callari (post 1700)
- Sandro Callari (b. 1953), Italian former cyclist who competed in the team pursuit event at the 1976 Summer Olympics