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The surname Conti derives from the word "conte," which is itself derived from the Latin comes "comitis," which literally means companion and was then defined as a servant in the retinue of a king or emperor. The term "count" had already become defined as a high-ranking dignitary by the Middle Ages.

Lo conte Early Origins



The surname Lo conte was first found in the cities of Ferrara, Venice, Milan, Pavia, Assisi, Bologna, and Padua.

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Lo conte Spelling Variations


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Lo conte Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Conti, Conte, Cont, Cunto, Cunti, Contessa, Del Conte, Lo Conte, Loconte, Li Conti, Liconti, Contiello, Contini, Contino, Contìn, Contarelli, Contareno, Contarini, Contilli, Continelli, Continoli, Conticelli, Conticello, Conticini and many more.

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Lo conte Early History


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Lo conte Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lo conte research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1099, 1206, 1308, 1585, 1593, 1580, 1656, 1655, 1656, 1601, 1684, 1677, 1749, 1681 and 1760 are included under the topic Early Lo conte History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lo conte Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lo conte Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Conte, Cardinal of Milan in 1099; Ardiccione and Bartolomeo Conte, Bishops in Modena and Novara, respectively; Bernardo Conte, "president" of Turin around this time; Federico Contarelli, head of the Guelph faction in Ferrara in 1206; Matteo Contarelli considered the wisest man in the law...

Another 198 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lo conte Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lo conte Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Domenico Loconte, aged 38, who arrived in America from Castroreale, Italy, in 1906
  • Luigi Loconte, aged 16, who arrived in America from Castroreale, Italy, in 1906
  • Cesare LoConte, aged 22, who arrived in America from Mussomeli, Italy, in 1907
  • Domenico Loconte, aged 34, who arrived in America from Bibrifto, Italy, in 1908
  • Biagio Loconte, aged 57, who arrived in America from Bitritto, Italy, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lo conte (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lo conte (post 1700)



  • Mikelangelo Loconte (b. 1973), Italian singer, author, composer, musician, performer and artistic director, best known for his leading role as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in the musical Mozart, l'opéra rock

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    11. ...

    The Lo conte Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lo conte Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 June 2014 at 15:06.

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