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Where did the Italian Marchetti family come from? What is the Italian Marchetti family crest and coat of arms? When did the Marchetti family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Marchetti family history?

The distinguished surname Marchetti can be traced back to the ancient and beautiful region of Venice. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed 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 were characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. The most common type of family name found in the region of Venice 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 Marchetti came from the personal name Marchino, which is derived from the Latin name Marcus.


Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Marchetti include DeMarchi, DeMarchis, Marcantoni, Marcantonio, Marcat, Marcato, Marchel, Marchelli, Marchello, Marchet, Marchetiello, Marchetta, Marchetti, Marchi, Marchin, Marchini, Marchiol, Marchioli, Marchitelli, Marchitiello, Marchitto, Marco, Marcocci, Marcoccio, Marcoleoni, Marcolin, Marcolini, Marcolla, Marcolongo, Marcon, Marconati, Marconcini, Marcone, Marconi, Marcovic, Marcovich, Marcoz, Marcozzi, Marcucci, Marcuccio, Marcuzzi, Marcuzzo and many more.

First found in Crema.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marchetti research. Another 27 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1471, 1528, 1588, 1633 and 1714 are included under the topic Early Marchetti History in all our PDF Extended History products.


Another 169 words (12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marchetti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Immigrants bearing the name Marchetti or a variant listed above include:

Marchetti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Frank Marchetti, who arrived in Mississippi in 1875
  • Joseph Marchetti, who landed in Mississippi in 1875

Marchetti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alberto Marchetti, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Maensa, Italy, in 1907
  • Alessandro Marchetti, aged 18, who landed in America from Maenza, Italy, in 1909
  • Alberto Marchetti, aged 16, who landed in America from Capannori, Italy, in 1910
  • Adolfo Marchetti, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Fossombrone, Italy, in 1910
  • Vincenso Marchetti, who arrived in Texas in 1911


  • Victor Marchetti (b. 1930), American intelligence agent and former special assistant to the Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
  • Gino Marchetti (b. 1927), American professional NFL football player who played from 1952 to 1966
  • Louis Marchetti (1920-1992), Italian illustrator and portrait painter
  • Filippo Marchetti (1831-1902), Italian opera composer
  • Federico Marchetti (b. 1983), Italian international football goalkeeper
  • Elio Marchetti (b. 1974), Italian race car driver and motorcycle racer
  • Maria Assunta Caterina Marchetti (1871-1948), Italian beatified of Roman Catholic church
  • Alessandro Marchetti (1884-1966), Italian aircraft engineer and airplane designer, best known for his Savoia-Marchetti SM.79, a World War II bomber aircraft
  • Alberto Marchetti (b. 1954), Italian former professional footballer who played from 1973 to 1990 and managed Novara in 1999


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The Marchetti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marchetti 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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