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Gentilani Early Origins



The surname Gentilani was first found in Calabria and Sicily. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. The base of the name Gentile, was derived from an original nickname or appellation consists of gentle, and "noble and courteous in the way we feel and behave."

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Gentilani Spelling Variations


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Gentilani Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Gentile, Gentili, Gentil, Gentilucci, Gentileschi, Gentilini and many more.

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Gentilani Early History


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Gentilani Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gentilani research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1528, 1441, 1507, 1492, 1503, 1484, 1486, 1484, 1489 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Gentilani History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gentilani Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gentilani Early Notables (pre 1700)



By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated...

Another 111 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gentilani 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: Achille Gentile, aged 19, who arrived at Ellis Island from Campotant, Italy, in 1912; Agostino Gentile, aged 4, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1896; Agostino Gentile, aged 19, who arrived at Ellis Island from Campobello, Sicily, in 1910.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    4. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    5. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    7. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gentilani Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gentilani 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 9 October 2013 at 15:23.

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