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Multiple Origins for the Surname Montalto


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Montalto Early Origins



The surname Montalto was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Istanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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.

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Montalto Spelling Variations


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Montalto Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Montalto, Montaldo, Montalti, Montalvo, Montaldi, Monte Alto, Montalvo, Montalt and many more.

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Montalto Early History


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Montalto Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Montalto research. Another 449 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1279, 1300, and 1575 are included under the topic Early Montalto History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Montalto Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Montalto Early Notables (pre 1700)



By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated...

Another 76 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Montalto 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:

Montalto Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luigi Montalto of Naples who arrived at Ellis Island, New York in 1897

Montalto Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • A. Mario Montalto, aged 30, who landed in America from S. Giuliano, Italy, in 1904
  • Antonino Montalto, aged 40, who landed in America from Canicattini, Siracusa, Italy, in 1907
  • Antonino Montalto, aged 18, who settled in America from Marsala, Sicily, in 1909
  • Agrippuir Montalto, aged 49, who landed in America from Muno, Italy, in 1909
  • Benedetto Montalto, aged 25, who emigrated to America from Lercara, 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 Montalto (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Montalto (post 1700)



  • Joseph G. Montalto, American politician, Member of New York State Senate 23rd District, 1983-84
  • Francesco Peretti di Montalto (1597-1655), Italian Catholic Cardinal
  • Alessandro Damasceni Peretti di Montalto (1571-1623), Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal Deacon
  • John Attard Montalto (b. 1953), Maltese politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    11. ...

    The Montalto Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Montalto 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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