Early Origins of the Letta family
The surname Letta 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 Letta family
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Letta Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Leto, Leti, Leuto, Letto, Alitto, Letta, Lette and many more.
Early Notables of the Letta family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Letta 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.