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The Crocetti surname comes from the Italian word "croce" from the Latin "crux," meaning "cross."

Crocetti Early Origins



The surname Crocetti was first found in Vicenza, anciently known as Vicetia, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Vicenza. It was conquered by the Venetians in 1405. It has many beautiful palaces and churches, galleries and museums. The cathedral is Gothi c. The original church SS.Felice e Fortunato was built in 975 but has been much altered. It is notable for its development painters, architects, sculptors and scholars. Natives were Trissino, Palladio, Pigafetta, Fogazzaro, Mantegna, Montagna, Speranza, Scamozzi and Buoncosiglio. 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.

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Crocetti Spelling Variations


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Crocetti Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Croce, Croci, Della Croce, Crose, Crocetti, Crucitti, Crosetti, Crosetto, Crosio, Crosara, Crociato and many more.

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Crocetti Early History


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Crocetti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crocetti research. Another 459 words (33 lines of text) covering the years 1546, 1550, 1558, 1559, 1603, 1609, 1628, 1652, 1676, and 1688 are included under the topic Early Crocetti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crocetti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crocetti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was the Cruce family of Venetia. Giulio Cesare Croce (1550-1609) was an Italian writer, actor and producer of plays; Giovanni Croce (c.1558-1609), Italian composer and priest, Choirmaster...

Another 36 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crocetti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anthony Crose, who arrived in Barbados sometime between 1679 and 1680; Martha Crossett, who arrived in New England in 1716; Mathurin Crose, who arrived in Louisiana in 1721.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crocetti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crocetti (post 1700)



  • Dino Crocetti (1917-1995), original name of Dean Martin, American singer, film actor, television star and comedian, one of the members of the "Rat Pack"

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    9. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    11. ...

    The Crocetti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Crocetti 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 27 July 2015 at 22:02.

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