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Casella Early Origins



The surname Casella was first found in the culturally rich region of Lombardy, where earliest records date back to the year 1126 in Milan, when Apollonio Casati was Imperial Vicar for Lotario il Sassone.

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Casella Spelling Variations


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Casella Spelling Variations



Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Casella include Casa, Case, Dalla Casa, Dallacasa, Della Casa, Da Ca, Dacca, Da Cha, Dacha, Dalla Ca, Dallaca, Dalla Cha, Dallacha, Casella, Casello, Caselli, Casèl, Casiello, Casillo, Casetta, Casati, Casselli, Casetti, Casèt, Casina, Casine, Casino, Casini, Casola, Casolla, Casol, Casotti, Casone, Casoni, Cason, Casacchia, Casaccia, Casacci, Casassa, Casazza, Casabianca, Casablanca, Cabianca, Casabassa, Cabassa, Casabella, Cabella, Casabona, Cabona, Caboni, Casagrande, Casagrandi, Casamassima, Casanova, Canova, Casavecchia and many more.

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Casella Early History


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Casella Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Casella research. More information is included under the topic Early Casella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Casella Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Casella Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was members of the Casati family of Milan during the late 13th century, who owned many castles and vast amounts of land. Other bearers of the name include Conte Casati, who was a Cardinal, and Giovannino Casati, who was mayor of Piacenza...

Another 178 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Casella Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Casella family to immigrate North America:

Casella Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Antonio Casella, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1879

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Contemporary Notables of the name Casella (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Casella (post 1700)



  • Salvador E. Casella (b. 1935), United States federal judge
  • Fiore "Jimmy" Casella (1924-1976), prominent American poker player at the World Series of Poker in the 1970s
  • Max Casella (b. 1967), American actor
  • Giovanni Andrea Casella, Italian painter active in the Baroque period
  • Felicita Casella (1820-1865), Italian singer and composer
  • Cesare Casella (b. 1960), Italian chef, restaurateur, writer, consultant and educator
  • Alfredo Casella (1883-1947), Italian composer
  • Fernando González Casella (1925-1998), Argentine composer of classical music

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    4. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    5. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    6. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Casella Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Casella 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 July 2014 at 08:48.

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