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Dibella History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Dibella family


The surname Dibella was first found in the city of Verona, where earliest records are found in 1279 with Vivaldo and Filippo Bellanda, city councilors, and with the Bellani family who were well in known for their peace-making efforts. Jacobus de Belviso (c. 1270-1335) was an Italian jurist from Bologna.

Early History of the Dibella family


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Another 231 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1370, 1435, 1475, 1418, 1588, 1598, 1601, 1595, 1661, 1670, 1820, 1616, 1656, 1552, 1620, 1610, 1664, 1654 and 1726 are included under the topic Early Dibella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dibella Spelling Variations


Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Dibella include Belli, Bello, Bella, De Bello, De Belli, Debelli, De Bei, De Bellis, Di Bello, Lo Bello, Lobello, Lubello, Lubelli, La Bella, Labella, Bellavista, Bellido, Bellardi, Bellezza, Bellone, Bellarmini, Bellacati, Bellacera, Bellelli, Belleli, Belle, Belletti, Bellettini, Bellini, Bellino, Bellin, Belluzzi, Bellocci, Bellozzi, Bellotti, Belotti, Bellotto, Bellotta, Belloni, Bellacci, Bellaccini, Ballacchini, Bellazzi, Bellami, Bellemo, Bellen, Bellandi, Bellani, Bellano, Bellan, Bellardo, Bellasi, Bellati, Bellato, Belliato, Bellero, Belleri, Belleschi, Bellesi, Belligi, Bellisi, Bellugi, Belluschi, Belushi, Bellussi, Bellutti, Bellutta, Bellassai, Bellantonio, Bellantoni, Bellantone, Bellantuone, Bellocchio, Bellocchi, Bellebuono, Bellobuono, Bellabuono, Bellomo, Belluomo, Begliuomini and many more.

Early Notables of the Dibella family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Gualtieri di Bellante, a Baron and castle owner in Abruzzo in the 13th century. Members of the Belloni family in Venice were noblemen, knights, military captains, and politicians around the same time. Tommaso Bellacci, a monk in Florence was born in 1370. Bartolomeo Bellano...
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Migration of the Dibella family to the New World and Oceana


Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Dibella or a variant listed above:

Dibella Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alberto DiBella, aged 2, who emigrated to the United States from Potenza, Italy, in 1907
  • Antonino DiBella, aged 4, who landed in America from Biancarilla, Sicily, in 1907
  • Filippo DiBella, aged 27, who settled in America from Castiglione, Italy, in 1907
  • Francesca DiBella, aged 12, who landed in America from Potenza, Italy, in 1907
  • Antonio Dibella, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1908
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Contemporary Notables of the name Dibella (post 1700)


  • Louis John DiBella Jr., American boxing promoter and television/film producer

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