Lecce History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lecce family

The surname Lecce was first found in Brescia (Latin: Brixia) in Lomardy, capital of the province of Brescia. The Pizza del Museois the main feature of the town and marks the site of the Forum. Vespasian erected the Capitoleum in 73 A.D. It contains the famous bronze statue of Vistory. The convent of San Salvatore is also notable, founded by Desiderius, King of Lomardy. 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.

Early History of the Lecce family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lecce research. Another 104 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1148, 1183, 1420 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Lecce History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Lecce Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lechi, Lecchi, Lecce, Lecco, Leccese, Leccisi, Lecini, Lexi and many more.

Early Notables of the Lecce family (pre 1700)

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United States Lecce migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lecce Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • John Lecce, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1777
  • John Lecce, aged 21, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1777 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Lecce (post 1700) +

  • Tony Lecce, Canadian former member of the Canadian national soccer team and North American Soccer League player

  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)

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