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From the ancient and picturesque Italian region of Lombardy emerged a variety of distinguished names, including the notable surname Bosètti. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of Lombardy is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Bosètti family lived in the city of Milan. The Bosètti surname is derived from the Latin personal name "Bosius."

Bosètti Early Origins



The surname Bosètti was first found in 1170, Consabecco Bossi was part of the Commune of Milan.

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Bosètti Spelling Variations


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Bosètti 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 Bosètti include Bosio, Bsio, Bsia, Bso, Bosia, Boso, Bsi, Bosi, Busio, Buosio, Busi, Buosi, Bosich, Bosèlli, Bosèllo, Boselli, Bosello, Bosè, Bose, Bosetti, Bosètti, Bosini, Bosìn, Bosin, Bosinèlli, Bosinelli, Bostti, Bosotti, Bosni, Bosoni, Bosne, Bosone, Bosani, Bosèro, Bosero, Bossa, Bossi and many more.

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Bosètti Early History


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Bosètti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bosètti research. More information is included under the topic Early Bosètti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bosètti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bosètti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Iacopo Bosio, a Canavese author and poet born in the 15th century; Tomaso Bosio was a knight in Asti around this time; Giacomo Bosio was a knight in Chivasso around 1544; Tommaso Bosio was Bishop of Modena in 1555; Antonio Bosio...

Another 80 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bosètti 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



Research into various historical records has revealed some of first members of the Bosètti family to immigrate North America:

Bosètti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ettore Bosetti, aged 18, who landed in America from Tirol S. Lorenzo, in 1903
  • Gaudenzio Bosetti, aged 18, who landed in America from Casarsa, Italy, in 1908
  • Clemente Bosetti, aged 18, who settled in America from Casarsa, Italy, in 1908
  • Ambrogio Bosetti, aged 18, who settled in America from Comabbio, Italy, in 1908
  • Carlo Bosetti, aged 17, who settled in America from Mornaga, Italy, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bosètti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bosètti (post 1700)



  • Richard "Rick" Alan Bosetti (b. 1953), American Major League Baseball player (1976 to 1982)
  • Giulio Bosetti (1930-2009), Italian actor and director
  • Hermine Bosetti (1875-1936), German coloratura soprano

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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. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    3. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. 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).
    11. ...

    The Bosètti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bosètti 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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