Early Origins of the Falchetto family
The surname Falchetto was first found in the region of Lombardy
, where earliest records date back to the year 1000. At this time, Ettore Falcone and his family moved from Lombardy
to the city of Messina, in Sicily.
Early History of the Falchetto family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Falchetto research.Another 300 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1480, 1600, 1649, 1702, 1798, 1642, 1724 and 1838 are included under the topic Early Falchetto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Falchetto Spelling Variations
Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred
years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations
were the unsurprising result. The variations of Falchetto include Falco, Falchi, Falqui, Falcoz, De Falco, Di falco, Falchetto, Falchetti, Falchetta, Falchini, Falcucci, Falcone, Falconici, Falconetti, Falconi, Falconio, Falchieri and many more.
Early Notables of the Falchetto family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Giovanni-Antonio Falconi, who gloriously defended Otranto against the Turks in 1480. Placido Falconi was a composer of church music and a member of the Benedictine order in Asola in the mid 16th century. Aniello Falcone was an artist born in 1600... Another 119 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Falchetto Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Falchetto family to the New World and Oceana
Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Falchetto family to immigrate North America: Antonetta Defalco, aged 20, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Atena Lucana, in 1905; Antonio DeFalco, aged 22, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Pomigliano, Italy, in 1923.