De salvo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the De salvo family
The surname De salvo was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. 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 De salvo family
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De salvo Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salvi, Salvio, Salvia, Salvetti, Salvini, Salvinelli, Salvioli, Salvucci, Salvioni, Salvato, Salviato, Salvia and many more.
Early Notables of the De salvo family (pre 1700)
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De salvo migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
De salvo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Vincenz DeSalvo, who arrived in America in 1881
Contemporary Notables of the name De salvo (post 1700) +
- John DeSalvo Jr., American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for Presidential Elector for New Jersey, 1972 
- Albert Henry DeSalvo (1931-1973), American criminal who confessed to being the "Boston Strangler"
- Louise A. DeSalvo (b. 1942), American writer, editor, professor, and lecturer
- Russ DeSalvo, American producer, arranger, songwriter, and guitarist
- Matthew Thomas DeSalvo (b. 1980), American Major League Baseball pitcher
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