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Where did the Italian Manfredo family come from? What is the Italian Manfredo family crest and coat of arms? When did the Manfredo family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Manfredo family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Manfredi, Manfredo, Manfreda, Manferdini, Manfre, Manfra, Manfran, Manfrai, Manfrotto and many more.
First found in Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa), on the Bacchiglione River, capital of the province of Padua. In 1175, the citizens elected the D'Este family as podesta but in 1275 Frederick II took over. The powerful families of D'Este, Camposampiero and Da Romano were the large influences. The city is rich in art, museums and galleries. Many churches exhibit works of the masters. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Manfredo research. Another 219 words(16 lines of text) covering the years 1299, 1318, 1608, 1772, 1345, 1405, 1375, 1377, 1395, 1400, 1404, 1405, 1444, 1466, 1582 and 1622 are included under the topic Early Manfredo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 463 words(33 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Manfredo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Manfredo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Manfredo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Manfredo 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.
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