Early Origins of the Cela family
The surname Cela was first found in Forez
, a former province of France, now part of the modern Loire, the Haute-Loire and Puy-de-Dôme départements, where the family has been a prominent family for centuries, and held a family seat
with lands and manor. The family were well established in this region and several members of the family distinguished themselves through their contributions toward the community in which they lived. They were rewarded with lands, titles and letters patent confirming their nobility.
Early History of the Cela family
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Cela Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Cella, Celle, Cella, Celli, Cellari, Cellani, Cellesi, Cela, Celle, Celletti, Cellini, Cellucci, Cellini, Celles, Cellotto, Celloni, Cellurza, Cillurza and many more.
Early Notables of the Cela family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Cela family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Andrea Cellucci, aged 35, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Alvito in 1898; Angelo Cellucci, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island
in 1895; Antonio Cellucci aged 15, who arrived at Ellis Island
Contemporary Notables of the name Cela (post 1700)
- Camilo José Cela (b. 1916), Spanish novelist