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

Early Origins of the Narducci family

The surname Narducci 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 Narducci family

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

Early Notables of the Narducci family

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...
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Migration of the Narducci family

Discovered in the immigration and passenger lists were a number of people bearing the name Narducci: 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 Narducci (post 1700) +

  • Lorenzo M. Narducci (1942-2006), Italian-born, American physicist known for his contributions to quantum optics, recipient of the 1991 Einstein Prize for Laser Science
  • Kathrine Narducci (b. 1965), American actress, known for her role as Charmaine Bucco, on the HBO TV series The Sopranos
  • Roberto Narducci (1887-1979), Italian architect and engineer of the Modernist and Novocento movements
  • Massimiliano Narducci (b. 1964), Italian former professional tennis player on Facebook