Moretta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Moretta family

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.

Important Dates for the Moretta family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Moretta research. Another 100 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1885, 1607, 1655, 1642, 1655, 1625 and 1713 are included under the topic Early Moretta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Moretta Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Moretta family (pre 1700)

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Moretta migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Moretta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Francesco Moretta, who settled in New York, NY in 1893
Moretta Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • John Moretta, aged 22, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [1]
  • John Moretta, aged 21, arrived in New York, N. Y. in 1919 aboard the ship "Carmania" from Liverpool, England [2]
  • Giovanna Moretta, aged 22, originally from Casalbordino, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Belvedere" from Palermo, Italy [3]
  • Porzia Moretta, aged 25, originally from Marcianise, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "F. Palasciano" from Napoli, Italy [4]
  • Julie Moretta, aged 32, originally from Belfort, Italy, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "La Touraine" from Havre, France [5]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Moretta (post 1700)

  • Moretta L. Bosley, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 2000, 2004, 2008; Member of Democratic National Committee from Kentucky, 2004-08 [6]

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Citations

  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J677-K53 : 6 December 2014), John Moretta, 21 Apr 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6WW-76D : 6 December 2014), John Moretta, 15 Jul 1919; citing departure port Liverpool, arrival port New York, N. Y., ship name Carmania, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H3-92Q : 6 December 2014), Giovanna Moretta, 06 Sep 1920; citing departure port Palermo, arrival port New York, ship name Belvedere, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  4. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6H8-9YD : 6 December 2014), Porzia Moretta, 14 Dec 1920; citing departure port Napoli, arrival port New York, ship name F. Palasciano, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  5. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6HK-JY8 : 6 December 2014), Julie Moretta, 06 Jan 1920; citing departure port Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Touraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  6. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 7) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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