Early Origins of the Di rosa family
The surname Di rosa was first found in Italy, where bearers of Di rosa were found since the Middle Ages in many areas of Italy, including Venetia, Emilia and the south. The spelling variations
on the name which end in "o" are mostly from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are mostly from the north. The name Di rosa, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name
long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."
Early History of the Di rosa family
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Di rosa Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rosa, De Rosa, Rosas, Rosi, Di Rosa, La Rosa, Larosa, Roselli, Rosellini, Rosiello, Rosetti, Rosettini, Rosettin, Rosina, Rosini, Rosin, Rosita, Rosoni, Rosone, Roson, Rosani, Rosano, Rosan, Rosanelli, Rosatto and many more.
Early Notables of the Di rosa family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Di rosa family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giovanni Di Rosa and Pitata Rosa, who both arrived in New York January 7; 1881 aboard the SS Vincenzo Florio from Palermo, as well as Angleo DeRosa, who sailed on the Orsola, arriving in New York March 8.