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The distinguished surname Novello 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 Novello came from the personal name Novello. The Italian word "novello" is derived from the Latin "novellus," which means "new."

Novello Early Origins



The surname Novello 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 Novello surname are found. Roots of the Novello family have been located in the city of Padua, with Riccardino Novelli, a government consul in 1113.

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Novello Spelling Variations


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Novello 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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Novello Early History


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Novello Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Novello 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 Novello History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Novello Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Novello 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 Novello 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 Novello (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Novello (post 1700)



  • Donald "Don" Novello (b. 1943), American writer, film director, producer, actor, singer and comedian
  • Charles Novello, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 28th District, 1917; Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1924 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Antonia Coello Novello M.D. (b. 1944), Puerto Rican physician and public health, 14th Surgeon General of the United States (1990-1993), the first woman and first Hispanic to serve as Surgeon General
  • Ivor Novello (1893-1951), born David Ivor Davies, Welsh composer and actor, eponym of the Ivor Novello Awards

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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
  8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  9. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
  11. ...

The Novello Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Novello 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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