Coletta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Coletta family
The surname Coletta was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy. It has nine provinces. Universities are Florence, Pisa and Siena. Home of the Medici they returned to Tuscany in 1530 where they held until 1737. Francis was elected emperor in 1745 and Leopold I succeeded, down to Ferdinand III in 1793. In 1799 it was sacked by a French revolutionary force and remained French until 1847. In 1861 it joined the Kingdom of Italy. 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 Coletta family
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Coletta Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coletti, Colletti, Coleti, Colleti, Colettis, Coletis, Couletti, Cuoletti and many more.
Early Notables of the Coletta family (pre 1700)
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Coletta Settlers in United States in the 20th Century