Guadagni History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Guadagni family
The surname Guadagni was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. The Gaudagni family history commences in the 12th century in Florence where it was spelt Guadagno. In 1204 the Guadagno of Guittone was Governor of the Republic. 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.
Important Dates for the Guadagni family
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Guadagni Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Guadagno, Guadini, Guadinni, Guadagni, Guadiana, Guadiani, Guadagna, Guadagnin, Guadgnola and many more.
Early Notables of the Guadagni family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was the Guagagni family of Florence. The Guadagnino family of Verona was officially recognized as nobility of the city in 1409. Marino Guadagni was the secretary of Pope Giovanni XXII; Alessandro Guadaleta was Bishop of Nusco, appointed by Pope Pio IV; Bernardo Guadagni was Bishop of Arezzo and then Cardinal of...
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Guadagni migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Guadagni Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Guadagni Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Raffelo Guadagni, who arrived in New York on June 27, 1892, aboard the "Fulda"
Contemporary Notables of the name Guadagni (post 1700)
- Gaetano Guadagni (1729-1792), Italian mezzo-soprano castrato singer
- Nicky Guadagni, Canadian actress, winner of a Gemini Award for best supporting actress in 1998
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