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Where did the Italian Coletti family come from? What is the Italian Coletti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Coletti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Coletti family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Coletti, Colletti, Coleti, Colleti, Colettis, Coletis, Couletti, Cuoletti and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Coletti research. Another 300 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1742, and 1754 are included under the topic Early Coletti History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Coletti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Colleti, who settled in New Orleans in 1853; Guiseppe Colletti, who arrived in Mississippi in 1902; and Louis Colletti, who arrived in Arkansas in 1918..
The Coletti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Coletti 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 14 February 2013 at 16:17.