Early Origins of the Diana family
The surname Diana was first found in Venice
(Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance
and late Renaissance
. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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 Diana family
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Diana Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Natali, Dinatali, Di Natile, Natale, Nadali, Nataletti, Nadalet, Natalini, Nadalini, Nadalin, Natalucci, Nataloni, Natalizi, Natalizio, Natalut, Nadalutti, Nadini, Nadin, Naletto, Di Nadin, Di Naletto, Dianatale and many more.
Early Notables of the Diana family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Diana family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Diana Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Antonio Diana, who landed in Mississippi in 1895 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Diana Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alepandrs Diana, aged 30, who emigrated to America from Agrome, Italy, in 1909
- Alfredo Diana, aged 17, who settled in America from Caiazza, Italy, in 1909
- Adele Diana, aged 19, who arrived in America from Masserano, Italy, in 1914
Contemporary Notables of the name Diana (post 1700)
- Pietro Diana, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from New Haven; Elected 1930 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Aimo Stefano Diana (b. 1978), Italian footballer
- Antonino Diana (1586-1663), Catholic moral theologian
- Lady Victoria Diana Leatham (b. 1947), née Cecil, an English antiques expert and television personality
- Dame Enid Diana Rigg DBE (b. 1938), English actress, best known for her portrayal of Emma Peel in The Avengers
- Jacqueline Diana Rice, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1970 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 24) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Diana Ross (b. 1944), American singer, songwriter, and actress, founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom
- Diana Jean Krall OC, OBC (b. 1964), Canadian jazz pianist and singer; she has won five Grammy Awards and eight Juno Awards with nine gold, three platinum, and seven multi-platinum albums, wife of Elvis Costello
- Diana Spencer (1961-1997), Princess of Wales, the first wife of Charles, the Prince of Wales, her eldest son is the heir apparent of Elizabeth II
- Diana Tutton, British novelist, known for her novels Guard Your Daughters (1953), Mamma (1955) and The Young Ones (1959)