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Spelling variations of this family name include: Goffredo, Goffredi, Gioffredo, Gioffredi, Golfredo, Golfredi, Gioffreda, Giuffreda, Iofrida, Giuffie, Freda, Loffredo, Loffreda, Gioffre and many more.
First found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Goffredi research. Another 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1318 is included under the topic Early Goffredi History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Angela Loffredo, aged 25, who arrived at Ellis Island from S. Mezzana, Italy, in 1921; Angelina Loffredo, aged 23, who arrived at Ellis Island from Sessa Accrimea, Italy, in 1909.
The Goffredi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Goffredi 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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