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The distinguished surname Novelli can be traced back to the ancient and beautiful region of Venice. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adopt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they were characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. The surname Novelli came from the personal name Novello. The Italian word "novello" is derived from the Latin "novellus," which means "new."

Novelli Early Origins



The surname Novelli was first found in Venice, the most famous city of the Veneto region, is noted for the beautiful Cathedral of Saint Mark, and the unique canals which wind throughout the city. It is in this rich Italian region that origins of the Novelli surname are found. Roots of the Novelli family have been located in the city of Padua, with Riccardino Novelli, a government consul in 1113.

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Novelli Spelling Variations


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Novelli Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Novelli, Novello, Novel, Noviello, Novella, Novèl, Novellis, Novelloni, Novellucci, Novi and many more.

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Novelli Early History


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Novelli Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Novelli research. Another 33 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1264, 1293, 1334, 1349, 1561, 1600, 1662, 1418 and 1465 are included under the topic Early Novelli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Novelli Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Novelli Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Andrea, Antonio, and Giovanni Novello, who were involved in the Senate in Genoa during the late 13th century; Prosavio Novelli was Bishop of Ceneda in 1264; Luigi Novelli was a military Captain of 600 soldiers and was known for his bravery and outstanding conduct...

Another 126 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Novelli 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Mrs. Novel, who arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1820.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Novelli (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Novelli (post 1700)



  • Lynn Novelli, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2008
  • Charles H. Novelli, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 9th District, 1972

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    4. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
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    The Novelli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Novelli 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 16 November 2015 at 10:53.

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