The Denardo surname was a patronymic
name, created from the personal name
Nardo, which was in turn, a shortened form of Bernardo.
Early Origins of the Denardo family
The surname Denardo was first found in the Kingdom of Naples, formerly Napoli or Neapolis, in southern Italy. There is also a city of Nardò in the province of Lecce, that dates from the Baroque era. Belisario Acquaviva, a nobleman and writer from the Kingdom of Naples became the first Duke of Nardo (Duca di Nardò) in the 15th century.
Early History of the Denardo family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Denardo research.Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1384, 1425, 1457, 1394, 1424 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Denardo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Denardo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Di Nardi, Di Nardo, Nardo, Nardone, Nardini, Nardi, Nardis, Nordi, Nordine, Nardino and many more.
Early Notables of the Denardo family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 106 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Denardo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Denardo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Denardo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Giuseppe Denardo, who was on record in New York, NY in 1912
Contemporary Notables of the name Denardo (post 1700)
- Joseph William DeNardo (b. 1930), American meteorologist from Pittsburgh known for his 1994 campaign, "Joe Said It Would"