Early Origins of the Letizia family
The surname Letizia was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna
, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice
in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. 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.
Early History of the Letizia family
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Letizia Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Leto, Leti, Leuto, Letto, Alitto, Letta, Lette and many more.
Early Notables of the Letizia family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Letizia family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Loranzo Lotti, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1839; Stefano Leto, who settled in New York, NY sometime between 1863 and 1904; Nunzia Leto, who came to New York, NY sometime between 1863 and 1904.
Contemporary Notables of the name Letizia (post 1700)
- Jodi Letizia (b. 1963), American former child actress and comedienne who at the age of 13, played the foul mouthed "Marie" in Rocky (1976)