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Moretta Early Origins



The surname Moretta was first found in Trieste, and ancient Roman colony that later fell under King Leopold III of Habsbourg, Duke of Austria in 1382. 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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Moretta Spelling Variations


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Moretta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Murratti, Muratti, Muratto, Moratti, Moretti, Muretti, Muratta, Moratta and many more.

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Moretta Early History


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Moretta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moretta research. Another 315 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1625, 1713, and 1885 are included under the topic Early Moretta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Moretta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Moretta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Moretta 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:

Moretta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Francesco Moretta, who came to New York, NY in 1893

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Moretta Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Moretta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Moretta 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 4 April 2014 at 14:16.

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