Origins Available: English
The origins of the Cesare name lie with England's ancient Anglo-Saxon
culture. It comes from when the family lived in Yorkshire
. The relationship between the famed Julius Caesar and the surname are probably scarce as the name's spelling in say the 13th or 14th centuries was quite different. However, one should consider that the bearer may have assumed the name in honor of the noted Roman.
Early Origins of the Cesare family
The surname Cesare was first found in Kent
, where they held a family seat
from the Middle Ages.
Early History of the Cesare family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cesare research.Another 327 words (23 lines of text) covering the years 1334, 1500, 1581, 1705, 1758, 1562, 1636, 1561, 1610, 1601, 1590, 1642, 1610, 1657, 1653 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Cesare History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cesare Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Cesare were recorded, including Caesar, Caeser, Sesare, Cesar, Sesar, Caesere and many more.
Early Notables of the Cesare family (pre 1700)
Notables of the family at this time include Henry Caesar (1562-1636), the Dean of Ely Cathedral; Sir Thomas Caesar (1561-1610), who was elected as the Member of Parliament for the Appleby riding in... Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cesare Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cesare family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Cesare family emigrate to North America: John Caeser who sailed to Philadelphia in 1856.
Contemporary Notables of the name Cesare (post 1700)
- Giulio Cesare Cortese (1570-1640), Italian author and poet
- Venerable Cesare Baronio (1538-1607), Italian Cardinal and ecclesiastical historian
- Joe Cesare Colombo (1930-1971), Italian designer
- Cesare Aureli (1844-1923), Italian sculptor and writer, known for his work at St Peter's Basilica
- Cesare Gelli (1932-2016), Italian actor and voice actor
- Cesare Maldini (1932-2016), Italian football manager and player
- Cesare Pavese (1908-1950), Italian poet, novelist, literary critic and translator
- Cesare Rossi (1935-2015), Italian businessman, founder of Novarossi World, an Italian manufacturer of model engines and related items for radio-controlled models
- Cesare Alfieri di Sostegno (1799-1869), Italian politician and diplomat, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Sardinia in 1848
- Cesare Bortolotti (b. 1950), Italian entrepreneur, President of Atalanta, an Italian football club (1980-1990)