The surname Civitella was first found in Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa), where they held a family seat with lands and estates. 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 Civitella family
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