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Where did the Italian Gigliotti family come from? What is the Italian Gigliotti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Gigliotti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Gigliotti family history?The name Gigliotti came from the Latin personal name Guglielmo or Guilielmus, which is derived from the personal name William.
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 Gigliotti include Guglielmi, Guglielmo, Di Guglielmo, Guglielmelli, Guglielmetti, Guglielmini, Guglielmino, Guglielmotti, Guglielmucci, Guglielmoni, Guglielmone, Ghielmi, Gilelmi, Gelmi, Gelmo, Gelmetti and many more.
First found in Pesaro, anciently Pisaurum, a city and seaport of the Marches and capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gigliotti 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 Gigliotti History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Gigliotti or a variant listed above:
Gigliotti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Gigliotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Gigliotti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gigliotti 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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