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The name Gelmi came from the Latin personal name Guglielmo or Guilielmus, which is derived from the personal name William.

Gelmi Early Origins



The surname Gelmi was first found in Pesaro, anciently Pisaurum, a city and seaport of the Marches and capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino.

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Gelmi Spelling Variations


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Gelmi Spelling Variations



In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Gelmi include Guglielmi, Guglielmo, Di Guglielmo, Guglielmelli, Guglielmetti, Guglielmini, Guglielmino, Guglielmotti, Guglielmucci, Guglielmoni, Guglielmone, Ghielmi, Gilelmi, Gelmi, Gelmo, Gelmetti and many more.

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Gelmi Early History


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Gelmi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gelmi research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1229, 1655, 1710, 1698, 1573, 1624 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Gelmi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gelmi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gelmi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Domenico Guglielmini (1655 -1710), a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1698; Giulio-Cesare Gugliemi, a distinguished captain of the military in 1573, as well as Giacomo and Bernardino Guglielmi, both Philosophers in Siena. Alessandro Guglielmi was a man of letters; another Alessandro Guglielmi was...

Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gelmi 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



Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Gelmi or a variant listed above: Fioravanti Gugliemi, who was Naturalized in West Virginia in 1898, Guiseppe Michael Guglielmo who was Naturalized in Iowa between the years 1866-1943, as well as Valentino Guglielmetti, who was Naturalized in Indiana between the years 1899-1900..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    8. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gelmi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gelmi 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 12 December 2014 at 08:23.

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