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Olivetta Early Origins



The surname Olivetta 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.

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Olivetta Spelling Variations


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Olivetta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Oliva, Uliva, Olivo, Olivi, Ulivi, Olivella, Olivello, Ulivelli, Olivetta, Olivato, Olivott, Oliveti, Olivari and many more.

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Olivetta Early History


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Olivetta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olivetta research. Another 209 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1391, 1560, 1774, 1600, 1681, 1625 and 1704 are included under the topic Early Olivetta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olivetta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olivetta Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olivetta 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: 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.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    7. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    9. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
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    The Olivetta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olivetta 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 5 September 2013 at 14:45.

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