Early Origins of the Gadda family
The surname Gadda was first found in Cremona a city in Lombardy
, capital of the province of Cremona. Founded by the Romans
in 218 it has a checkered history. Virgil studied here. The finest building is the cathedral in the Lombard Romanesque style. It was started in 1107. There are many frescos from the 16th century. It was Austrian
in 1814, but became a part of Italy in 1859. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Gadda family
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Gadda Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gadi, Gaddi, Gaddini, Gaddo, Gadda, Gaddiglia and many more.
Early Notables of the Gadda family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gadda family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gadda Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Robert Gadda, who arrived in Cleveland, Ohio between the years 1903 and 1906