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Galvani Early Origins



The surname Galvani was first found in northern Italy, particularily in the Emilia-Romagna region. The name Galvani originated from the first name "Gavin," which may be derived from the Old Welsh words "gwalch" or "gwyn," meaning "hawk" or "white."

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Galvani Spelling Variations


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Galvani Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Galvani, Galvano and others.

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Galvani Early History


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Galvani Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Galvani research. Another 243 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1737, 1754, 1798, and 1801 are included under the topic Early Galvani History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Galvani Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Galvani Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Francesco Galvani, who was professor of canon law in the University of Bologna in 1754. Also worth mentioning are Camillo Galvani, son of...

Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Galvani 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 or some of its variants were: bearers of the $ surname, who settled along the east coast of North America in the late 19th century.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Galvani (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Galvani (post 1700)



  • Alison P. Galvani (b. 1977), American epidemiologist, tenured faculty member at the Yale School of Public Health
  • Kathleen M. Galvani, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980
  • Romano Galvani (b. 1962), retired Italian professional footballer
  • Lucia Galeazzi Galvani (1743-1788), Italian scientist
  • Graziella Galvani (b. 1931), Italian stage, television and film actress
  • Dino Galvani (1890-1960), early Italian actor who was active from 1922 to 1960
  • Stefano Galvani (b. 1977), Italian professional tennis player from San Marino
  • Luigi Aloisio Galvani (1737-1798), Italian physician, physicist, biologist and philosopher, who discovered electrical currents in animals, a pioneer of bioelectromagnetics

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    7. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    11. ...

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

    This page was last modified on 11 February 2016 at 12:53.

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