The surname Luppi was first found in Reggio a city in Emilia and capital of the province of Reggio. It was founded 187 B.C as Regium. Later, under the Lombards, it was the seat of Dukes and Counts. It became a walled city in 1229 A.D. By 1400, it was held by the d'Este family. The original 12th century cathedral was reconstructed in the 16th century It is a beautiful city rich in art and culture. 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.
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^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)