Di salvo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Di salvo family

The surname Di 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 Di salvo family

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Di 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 Di salvo family (pre 1700)

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Di salvo Ranking

In the United States, the name Di salvo is the 13,309th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Di salvo migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Di salvo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Vincenzo DiSalvo, who settled in America in 1881
Di salvo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Nicola DiSalvo, who settled in Ashtabula Co. OH sometime between 1875 and 1906
  • Felecian Donio DiSalvo, who arrived in Ashtabula Co. OH sometime between 1875 and 1906
  • Angelo DiSalvo, aged 8, who settled in America from S. Flavia, Palermo, in 1908
  • Antonino DiSalvo, aged 23, who settled in America from Bagheria, Palermo, in 1909
  • Angelo DiSalvo, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Bagheria, Sicily, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Di salvo (post 1700) +

  • O. John DiSalvo, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988 [2]
  • Mark S. DiSalvo, American Democratic Party politician, Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1996 [2]
  • Henrietta DiSalvo, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1920 [2]
  • Charles DiSalvo, American Democratic Party politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1956 [2]
  • DyAnne DiSalvo, American artist and author of children’s literature
  • Steve DiSalvo (b. 1949), American retired professional wrestler, known as The Minotaur


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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