Lechi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Lechi family
The surname Lechi 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.
Important Dates for the Lechi family
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Lechi Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lechi, Lecchi, Lecce, Lecco, Leccese, Leccisi, Lecini, Lexi and many more.
Early Notables of the Lechi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lechi family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Lecce, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1777.
Contemporary Notables of the name Lechi (post 1700)
- Joseph Lechi, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 
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