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The Nardi surname was a patronymic name, created from the personal name Nardo, which was in turn, a shortened form of Bernardo.

Nardi Early Origins



The surname Nardi 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.

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Nardi Spelling Variations


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Nardi 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 Nardi include Di Nardi, Di Nardo, Nardo, Nardone, Nardini, Nardi, Nardis, Nordi, Nordine, Nardino and many more.

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Nardi Early History


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Nardi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Nardi research. Another 245 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1310, 1384, 1425, 1457, 1394, 1424 and 1770 are included under the topic Early Nardi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Nardi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Nardi 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 106 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Nardi 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



Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Nardi:

Nardi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pedro Nardi, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Nardi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Nardi (post 1700)



  • Clarine Nardi (b. 1949), former attorney general of Connecticut, United States
  • Archimede Nardi (b. 1916), Italian professional football player
  • Gregorio Nardi (b. 1964), Italian pianist and musicologist
  • Enrico Nardi (1907-1966), Italian race car driver, engineer and designer, founder of Ufficine Nardi car-makers
  • Anacarsi Nardi (1800-1844), Italian patriot
  • Daniela Nardi, classically-trained Canadian singer and songwriter based in Toronto

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Nardi Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: 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. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    10. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    11. ...

    The Nardi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Nardi 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 23 February 2016 at 16:20.

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