lapi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

Early Origins of the lapi family

The surname lapi was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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 was in itself a family honor.

Important Dates for the lapi family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lapi research. Another 109 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1374, 1872, 1575, 1630, 1593, 1667 and 1732 are included under the topic Early lapi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lapi Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lapi, Lapini, Lapucci, Lape, Lappi, Luppe, Lapo, Laponelli and many more.

Early Notables of the lapi family (pre 1700)

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lapi migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lapi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Serafino Lapi, aged 34, originally from Graltiere, arrived in New York in 1893 aboard the ship "Kronprinz Frederich Wilhelm" from Naples, Italy [1]
lapi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Francesco Lapi, aged 12, originally from Cerda, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Patria" from Palermo, Italy [2]
  • Giuseppe Lapi, aged 10, originally from Collesano, Italy, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Dante Alighieri" from Napoli, Italy [3]
  • Giovanni Lapi, aged 26, originally from Piana Greci, Sicily, arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "Henry R. Mallory" from Palermo, Italy [4]

Contemporary Notables of the name lapi (post 1700)

  • Giulia Lapi (b. 1985), Italian bronze medalist synchronized swimmer at the 2012 LEN European Aquatics Championships
  • Allegra Lapi (b. 1985), Italian gold medalist water polo player at the 2012 European Championships
  • Eduardo Lapi, Venezuelan politician, Governor of Yaracuy (1995-2004)
  • Giovanni Lapi, Italian politician, one time mayor of Palermo, Sicily

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J61W-NW1 : 6 December 2014), Serafino Lapi, 07 Jul 1893; citing departure port Naples, arrival port New York, ship name Kronprinz Frederich Wilhelm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QW-MPR : 6 December 2014), Francesco Lapi, 23 Dec 1919; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Patria, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6NF-32V : 6 December 2014), Giuseppe Lapi, 23 Apr 1921; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name Dante Alighieri, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J622-V44 : 6 December 2014), Giovanni Lapi, 17 Feb 1921; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Henry R. Mallory, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
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