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Denaro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Italian Denaro surname is derived from the Italian word "nero," meaning "black;" as such it was likely originally a nickname for someone with black or dark hair.

Early Origins of the Denaro family

The surname Denaro was first found in the Tuscan city of Lucca in 1200, when the Neri family was of noble status.

Early History of the Denaro family

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Denaro 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 Denaro include Neri, Nero, Lo Nero, Lonero, Lanera, Neriti, Neretti, Nerini, Nerucci, Nerozzi, Neroni and many more.

Early Notables of the Denaro family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was a group of 27 priests from the Nero family in Florence, who lived around the 14th century. The Neroni family, also of Florence, produced 20 priests from 1291 to 1431. Giovanni Neroni was Bishop of Volterra in 1450 and in 1461 Pope Pio II...
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Migration of the Denaro family to the New World and Oceana

Early records show that people bearing the name Denaro arrived in North America quite early: Rosa Neri, age 45, who arrived in America on April 30, 1880, aboard the "Belgenland"; Michele Nerone, age 21, who arrived in America on April 15, 1882 aboard the ".

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