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A variety of distinguished and notable names have emerged from the beautiful and historical Italian region of Tuscany, including the notable surname De renzis. During the Middle Ages, as populations grew and travel between regions became more frequent, the people of Tuscany, who were originally known only by a single name, found it necessary to adopt a second name to identify themselves and their families. This process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries, but it was not completed until the modern era. The development of Italian hereditary surnames followed general principles and were characterized by derivatives from one's given name. The patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, was one of the most common name types found in the region of Tuscany. This system of name-making was widely used because it linked well with the existing Feudal System and during the Christian era, many people named their children after saints and biblical figures. The surname De renzis came from the given name Lorenzo, which is derived from the Latin name Laurentius. The Latin name Laurentia was given to the inhabitants of a very ancient pre-Latin city by the name of Laurentum.

Early Origins of the De renzis family


The surname De renzis was first found in the city of Florence.

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Early History of the De renzis family

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Early History of the De renzis family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De renzis research.
Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1479, 1449, 1492, 1290, 1348, 1884, 1843, 1534 and 1583 are included under the topic Early De renzis History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De renzis Spelling Variations

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De renzis Spelling Variations


In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name De renzis include Laurčnzi, Lorenzi, Lorenzo,Laurenzi, Laurčntis, Laurentis, De Lorenzo, Di Lorenzo, De Lorenzis, De Laurenzis, De Laurentis, Lorenzetti, Lorenzetto, Lorenzini, Lorenzěn, Lorenzin, Lorenzni, Lorenn, Lorenzato, Lorenzutti, Lorenzůt, Rčnzi, De Renzi, De Renzis, Rčnsi, Renzo, Renza, Renzetti, Renzini, Renzni, Renzulli and many more.

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Early Notables of the De renzis family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the De renzis family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Bernardo Di Lorenzo, who became a prior in 1479; Lorenzo il Magnifico (1449-1492), a highly educated man and an ambassador to Rome and Naples. Ambrogio Lorenzetti was a Florentine painter born in 1290 who was highly influenced by the artistic style of the Byzantines...
Another 57 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De renzis Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Migration of the De renzis family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the De renzis family to the New World and Oceana


Early records show that people bearing the name De renzis arrived in North America quite early: Thomas Lorenzo, who arrived in New Orleans in 1778; Maria Lorenzo, who arrived in New Orleans in 1779; Carlo Lorenzetti arrived in Allegheny Pennsylvania in 1892.

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