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The name De simoni originated from the personal name Simon, itself a derivative of the Hebrew name "Sim'on," from the verb "sama" meaning "to listen." Thus, the name De simoni means "God has listened," referring to the gratitude of the parents who, having wished for a child, had their prayers answered.

De simoni Early Origins



The surname De simoni was first found in Trapani, anciently Drepanum, Sicily. Bearers of De simoni or one of its spelling variations have been found throughout southern Italy, but particularly on the island of Sicily, and in the region of Campania.

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De simoni Spelling Variations


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De simoni Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simone, Simonelli, Simonetti, Simoni, Simioni, Desimone and many more.

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De simoni Early History


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De simoni Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our De simoni research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1605, 1346, 1358, 1410, 1480, 1506, 1522, 1605, 1650 and 1710 are included under the topic Early De simoni History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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De simoni Early Notables (pre 1700)


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De simoni Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Puccio di Simone ( fl. 1346-1358), an Italian Gothic painter, active in Florence; Francesco (Cicco) Simonetta (1410-1480), an Italian Renaissance statesman remembered for composing an...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early De simoni 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: M. Simone, who arrived in Pennsylvania, sometime in the late 19th century, Giuseppe DeSimone, who arrived in New York in 1882 onboard the Orsola and Amalia DeSimone, a 19 year old girl who arrived in New York in 1888 on board the SS Letimbro..

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Contemporary Notables of the name De simoni (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name De simoni (post 1700)



  • Stefano Desimoni (b. 1988), Italian professional baseball outfielder; he played for the Italy national baseball team in the 2010 European Baseball Championship

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Unguibus armatus in hostem
Motto Translation: Armed Against The Enemy.


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    5. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    11. ...

    The De simoni Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The De simoni 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 10 December 2014 at 07:29.

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