The Nardella surname was a patronymic
name, created from the personal name
Nardo, which was in turn, a shortened form of Bernardo.
Early Origins of the Nardella family
The surname Nardella was first found in the Kingdom of Naples, formerly Napoli or Neapolis, in southern Italy. There is also a city of Nardò in the province of Lecce, that dates from the Baroque era. Belisario Acquaviva, a nobleman and writer from the Kingdom of Naples became the first Duke of Nardo (Duca di Nardò) in the 15th century.
Early History of the Nardella family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nardella research.Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1384, 1425, 1457, 1394, 1424 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Nardella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Nardella Spelling Variations
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 Nardella include Di Nardi, Di Nardo, Nardo, Nardone, Nardini, Nardi, Nardis, Nordi, Nordine, Nardino and many more.
Early Notables of the Nardella family (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 the Austrians, and the region came under Spanish rule once more. In 1799, the French invaded Naples and in 1806, Napoleon's brother Joseph was made king, but this... Another 78 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nardella Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Nardella family to the New World and Oceana
Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Nardella: Antonio Nardone, age 27, who arrived in America on Mar. 16, 1882, aboard the "Olympia"; Noe Dinardi, age 20, and Rocco Dinardi, age 35, who arrived at New York on Dec. 20, 1882, aboard the ".
Contemporary Notables of the name Nardella (post 1700)
- Salvatore Nardella, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Queens County 9th District, 1956
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