La Rosa History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the La Rosa family

The surname La Rosa was first found in Italy, where bearers of La Rosa were found since the Middle Ages in many areas of Italy, including Venetia, Emilia and the south. The spelling variations on the name which end in "o" are mostly from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are mostly from the north. The name La Rosa, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."

Early History of the La Rosa family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our La Rosa research. Another 140 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1320, 1345, 1475, 1584, 1604, 1607, 1656, 1615, 1673 and 1687 are included under the topic Early La Rosa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

La Rosa Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rosa, De Rosa, Rosas, Rosi, Di Rosa, La Rosa, Larosa, Roselli, Rosellini, Rosiello, Rosetti, Rosettini, Rosettin, Rosina, Rosini, Rosin, Rosita, Rosoni, Rosone, Roson, Rosani, Rosano, Rosan, Rosanelli, Rosatto and many more.

Early Notables of the La Rosa family (pre 1700)

Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early La Rosa Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States La Rosa migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

La Rosa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Fco Larosa, aged 50, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Francisco Larosa, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1866 [1]
  • Francisca De LaRosa, who arrived in Peru in 1892 [1]
La Rosa Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonia LaRosa, aged 26, who landed in America from Marsala, Italy, in 1906
  • Antonio LaRosa, aged 20, who landed in America from Linguaglotsa, Italy, in 1907
  • Antonino LaRosa, aged 16, who landed in America from Terimini, Palermo, Italy, in 1909
  • Antonio Larosa, aged 25, who settled in America from Canolo, Italy, in 1910
  • Angelo Larosa, aged 32, who immigrated to the United States from Trani, Italy, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name La Rosa (post 1700) +

  • Julius La Rosa (1930-2016), Italian-American Daytime Emmy Award nominated traditional popular music singer
  • Danny LaRosa (b. 1986), American Major League Baseball player
  • James LaRosa, American actor and singer
  • Maria LaRosa, American Weather Channel anchor
  • Tara LaRosa (b. 1978), American female mixed martial artist
  • Thomas LaRosa, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Albany County 2nd District, 1928 [2]
  • Anthony P. LaRosa, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Rocky Hill, Connecticut, 2011-12 [2]
  • Juan Pedro de la Rosa (b. 1986), professional Mexican boxer
  • Rubby Carlos De La Rosa Corporan (b. 1989), Dominican Major League Baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Juan Carlos La Rosa Llontop (b. 1980), Peruvian footballer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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