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Esposito Early Origins



The surname Esposito was first found in the Papal States, mainly in the Campania region, though it's also found in north-central Italy, in the Emilia-Romagna region. The name Esposito is derived from the Italian word "exposito," meaning "exposed," but was in fact a term applied to describe foundling (abandoned) children. Similar names arose throughout Europe, as in Spain, for example, children who were left at the church doors were known as "expoitos."

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Esposito Spelling Variations


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Esposito Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Esposito, Sposito, Esposto, Esposti, Sposato and others.

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Esposito Early History


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Esposito Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Esposito research. Another 255 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Esposito History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Esposito Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Esposito Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Esposito Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Agostino Esposito, 35, who also arrived in New York in the same year
  • Manuel Esposito, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1857 [1]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)
  • Vicente Antonio Esposito, aged 45, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1857 [1]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)
  • Marcos Esposito, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1858 [1]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)
  • Pedro Esposito, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860 [1]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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Esposito Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Achille Esposito, aged 33, who landed in America from Pentima, in 1901
  • Alfonso Esposito, aged 43, who emigrated to the United States from Samo, Italy, in 1901
  • Alfredo Esposito, aged 25, who settled in America from Napoli, in 1901
  • Angelo Esposito, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States from Marigliano, Italy, in 1901
  • Antonio Esposito, aged 24, who landed in America from Alvignano, in 1901

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Contemporary Notables of the name Esposito (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Esposito (post 1700)



  • Brigadier-General Vicent Joseph Esposito (1900-1965), American Professor at US Military Academy West Point (1947-1963) [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Vicent Esposito. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Esposito/Vicent_Joseph/USA.html
  • Michael Anthony Esposito (b. 1981), American Major League baseball starting pitcher
  • Jennifer Esposito, American actress
  • Larry W Esposito (b. 1951), American planetary astronomer, winner the H. C. Urey Prize in 1985
  • Gerald V. Esposito, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank J. Esposito (b. 1929), American Republican politician, Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut, 1987-2001; Defeated, 1977 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Frank Esposito, American politician, Mayor of East Moline, Illinois, 1957-59 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ernest Esposito, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1996, 2000, 2004 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Bedde H. Esposito, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony Esposito, American politician, Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1978 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ Generals of World War II. (Retrieved 2012, February 29) Vicent Esposito. Retrieved from http://generals.dk/general/Esposito/Vicent_Joseph/USA.html
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  4. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
  10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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The Esposito Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Esposito Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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