Early Origins of the Gherna family
The surname Gherna was first found in Venice
(Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance
and late Renaissance
. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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.
Early History of the Gherna family
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Gherna Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gherna, Gennaro, Gherardo, Ghilardini, Ghelardini, Gilardini, Gheradini, Ghinello, Ghinassi, Germani, Germana, Germano, Gennari, Gennarelli, Gennarini, Cherna, Jerna, Chirna and many more.
Early Notables of the Gherna family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Gherna family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antoine Gharadini, aged 22, who arrived at Ellis Island
, in 1921.