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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)



More information is included under the topic Early Esposito Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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
  • Vicente Antonio Esposito, aged 45, landed in Puerto Rico in 1857
  • Marcos Esposito, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1858
  • Pedro Esposito, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1860
  • ... (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)
  • Michael Anthony Esposito (b. 1981), American Major League baseball starting pitcher
  • John Esposito, American Republican politician, Candidate for Mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, 1975
  • John Esposito, American Republican politician, Member of New Jersey Republican State Committee, 1976
  • Joseph Esposito, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1952, 1960
  • Joshua Esposito, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Bronx County 8th District, 1954, 1958
  • Meade Henry Esposito (1909-1993), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964
  • Michael P. Esposito, American Democrat politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly 32nd District; Elected 1975
  • O. Vincent Esposito, American Democrat politician, Member of Hawaii Territorial House of Representatives, 1950-60; Speaker of Hawaii Territory House of Representatives, 1957-58
  • Theresa H. Esposito, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 2008
  • ... (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



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. 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. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. 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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