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Ghelli Early Origins



The surname Ghelli was first found in Vicenza, anciently known as Vicetia, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Vicenza. It was conquered by the Venetians in 1405. It has many beautiful palaces and churches, galleries and museums. The cathedral is Gothic. The original church SS.Felice e Fortunato was built in 975 but has been much altered. It is notable for its development painters, architects, sculptors and scholars. Natives were Trissino, Palladio, Pigafetta, Fogazzaro, Mantegna, Montagna, Speranza, Scamozzi and Buoncosiglio. 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.

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Ghelli Spelling Variations


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Ghelli Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ghellini, Ghellino, Ghelli and others.

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Ghelli Early History


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Ghelli Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ghelli research. Another 211 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1033, 1315 and 1649 are included under the topic Early Ghelli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ghelli Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ghelli Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Cesare Ghelini, aged 34, who arrived at Ellis Island from Barcelona, Spain, in 1908; and Dino Ghelini, aged 17, who arrived at Ellis Island from Lucca, Italy, in 1922..

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