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 Luporini came from the Latin name lupus, which means wolf.
Early Origins of the Luporini family
Early History of the Luporini family
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Luporini Spelling Variations
hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Luporini include Lupo, Lupi, Lupis, Luppi, Luppo, Luppis, Lovo, Lupelli, Lupetti, Lupatti, Lupattelli, Lupini, Lupino, Lupicini, Lupoli, Luppoli, Lupori, Luporini, Luparini, Luperini, Lupone, Lupati, Lupacchino, Luparello, Lupieri, Lovelli, Lovini, Luvini, Lovotti, Luvotti, Luvotto, Lovatti, Lovattini, Lovari, Lovarini, Lovati, Lovato and many more.
Early Notables of the Luporini family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Luporini family to the New World and Oceana
Immigrants bearing the name Luporini or a variant listed above include: Albiano Lupo, who arrived in Virginia in 1624 at the age of 40. The late 19th and 20th century saw a great rise in the number of Italians who came to the United States and Canada. Later immigrants sharing the $ heritage include Liberto Luparello, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1847..
Contemporary Notables of the name Luporini (post 1700)
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