HouseofNames.com

Continuing Research

Notables Added the last 12 months
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


 More

The surname Cantoni was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Cantano, Cantazzo, Centano, Centazzo, Centuzzo, Centoni, Centani, Centini and many more.


 More

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cantoni research. Another 172 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1497 is included under the topic Early Cantoni History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

 More

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...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cantoni Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catalina Romana Centeno, who arrived in Cuba in 1534; Constanza Centeno, who arrived in New Spain sometime between 1562 and 1563; Antonio Centeno, who arrived in Peru in 1578.

 More

Most Popular Family Crest Products
 
Cantoni Armorial History With Coat of ArmsCantoni Armorial History With Coat of Arms
Cantoni Coat of Arms & Surname History PackageCantoni Coat of Arms & Surname History Package
Cantoni Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage SeriesCantoni Family Crest Image (jpg) Heritage Series
Cantoni Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chainCantoni Coat of Arms/Family Crest Key-chain
Cantoni Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee MugCantoni Coat of Arms/Family Crest Coffee Mug
Cantoni Armorial History with FrameCantoni Armorial History with Frame
Cantoni Framed Surname History and Coat of ArmsCantoni Framed Surname History and Coat of Arms

 More

 More

Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    11. ...

    The Cantoni Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cantoni 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 23 September 2010 at 15:36.

    Sign Up

      

    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more