Early Origins of the Esposti family
The surname Esposti 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 Esposti 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."
Early History of the Esposti family
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Esposti Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Esposito, Sposito, Esposto, Esposti, Sposato and others.
Early Notables of the Esposti family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Esposti family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Esposito, who arrived in New York in 1882; Maria Esposito, 36; who came to New York in 1896; and Agostino Esposito, 35; who also arrived in New York in the same year..
Contemporary Notables of the name Esposti (post 1700)
- Piera Degli Esposti (b. 1939), Italian film actress who has appeared in 32 films since 1966
- Federico Degli Esposti (b. 1980), Italian two-time silver medalist pairs figure skater and roller skater
- Paul Esposti (b. 1972), Welsh racing cyclist