The Dipasqua surname is derived from the Italian word "pasqua," which means "Easter," the Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Christ. As a surname, Dipasqua was most likely originally a nickname
for a person who was born on Easter day. The word "pasqua" is derived from the ecclesiastical Latin word "Pascha," which in turn comes from the Greek "Pascha" and the Hebrew
"Pesah" (through the Aramaic "Pisha"). Pesah was the holiday which celebrated the liberation of the people of Israel from the slavery in Egypt and coincided with the Christian holiday.
Early Origins of the Dipasqua family
The surname Dipasqua was first found in the area of Venice
, although branches of this surname are found in Genoa, Naples, Sicily
, Ferrara, Florence, Bologna and Siena.
Early History of the Dipasqua family
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Dipasqua Spelling Variations
of this family name include: DiPasqua, Pasca, Paschetti, Paschetto, Paschi, Paschini, Pasco, Pascolit, Pascolato, Pascoletti, Pascoli, Pascolini, Pascolo, Pascolutti, Pascot, Pascotti, Pascucci, Pasculli, Pascutti, Pascutto, Pascuzzi, Pascuzzo, Pasqua, Pasquati, Pasquato, Pasquazzo, Pasquelli, Pasquetti, Pasqui, Pasquasi, Pasquinelli, Pasquini, Pasquino, Pasquinucci, Pasquinuzzi and many more.
Early Notables of the Dipasqua family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Dipasqua family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Frank Pascale, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1880; Aur Iona
Pasqua, who arrived at New York on April 23, 1883 aboard the Brittania; Bruno Pasqua, who arrived at New York on April 20, 1888 aboard the ".