Early Origins of the Olivazzi family
The surname Olivazzi was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
Early History of the Olivazzi family
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Olivazzi Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Oliva, Uliva, Olivo, Olivi, Ulivi, Olivella, Olivello, Ulivelli, Olivetta, Olivato, Olivott, Oliveti, Olivari and many more.
Early Notables of the Olivazzi family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Olivazzi family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Angelo Oliva, who arrived in New Orleans in 1823; G. Olivari, who arrived in San Francisco in 1850; Bernardo Oliva, who arrived in New Orleans in 1851.