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Multiple Origins for the Surname Gentile



Gentile Early Origins



The surname Gentile 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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Gentile Spelling Variations


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Gentile Spelling Variations



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

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Gentile Early History


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Gentile Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gentile 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 Gentile History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gentile Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gentile 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 Gentile 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 were:

Gentile Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Marido Gentile, aged 29, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Nicodemo Gentile, who arrived in America in 1889
  • Agostino Gentile, aged 4, who landed in America, in 1896
  • Michele Gentile, who settled in New York, NY in 1899

Gentile Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agostino Gentile, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Campobello, Sicily, in 1910
  • Amillo Gentile, aged 16, who landed in America from Ageroli, Italy, in 1910
  • Angela Gentile, aged 18, who settled in America from Gagliano, Sicily, in 1910
  • Alfio Gentile, aged 18, who landed in America from S. Fratello, Sicily, in 1912
  • Achille Gentile, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Campotant, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gentile (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gentile (post 1700)



  • James Edward Gentile (b. 1934), American former Major League Baseball first baseman
  • Major Dominic "Don" Salvatore Gentile (1920-1951), American World War II fighter ace credited with over 26 victories
  • Claudio Gentile (b. 1953), Italian football coach and former defender who appeared for Italy in two World Cup tournaments
  • Giovanni Gentile (1875-1944), Italian philosopher
  • Edera Gentile (1920-1993), Italian Olympic athlete in the Discus
  • Vincent Jacques-Etienne Avogari de Gentile, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Vincent Gentile. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Vincent Gentile. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
  4. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  8. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
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The Gentile Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gentile 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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