hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. The most traditional type of family name found in the region of the Papal States is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name. During the Middle Ages, Italians adopted the patronymic system of name-making because it perfectly complemented the prevailing Feudal System. In Italy the popularity of patronymic type of surname is also due to the fact that during the Christian era, people often named their children after saints and biblical figures. The surname Liberace came from the Germanic personal name Albrechet, which was composed of the elements Adal, which means noble and Berht which means bright and famous.
Early Origins of the Liberace family
Early History of the Liberace family
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Liberace Spelling Variations
spelling variations in the name Liberace include Liberti, Liberatori, Liberto, Di Liberti, Di Liberto, Libertini, Libertino, Libertucci, Liberati, Liberaci, Liberace and many more.
Early Notables of the Liberace family (pre 1700)
feudal territory of Pizzano with the title of Marquis. Pietro (Libertino) Liberi (1605-1687), was an Italian painter of the...
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Migration of the Liberace family to the New World and Oceana
Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Liberace or a variant listed above: Achille Liberati, aged 31, who arrived at Ellis Island from Taglaozzo, Italy, in 1920; Adolfo Liberati, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island from Tagliacozzo, Italy, in 1924.
Contemporary Notables of the name Liberace (post 1700)
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