The Nani surname is a patronymic
or plural form of Nino.
Early Origins of the Nani family
The surname Nani was first found in Siena a city in Tuscany
, capital of the province of Siena. Notable is the university but the cathedral and other fine buildings present a beauty, rich in Italian art which is unequalled. Many of the buildings are from the 12th, 13th and 14th century but the history precedes to the time of Augustus. 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.
Early History of the Nani family
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Nani Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Nani family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Nani family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Nino, who arrived in America in 1526; Andres Nino, who arrived in Dominican Republic in 1539; Martin Nino, who arrived in New Granada in 1588; Juana Nino, who came to New Spain