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Pedrotti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Although 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 patronymic surnames, derived from the father's given name. Pedrotti is of patronymic origin, derived from the personal name Pedro, from the Latin "Petrus," the Greek "Petros," and ultimately from the Aramaic "Kephas," from "kefa," meaning "stone" or "rock." As a personal name, versions of this name were extremely poplular due to devotion to Saint Peter, one of the Apostles.

Early Origins of the Pedrotti family



Pedrotti Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Pedrotti, Pedrottini, Pedroni, Pedranni and many more.

Migration of the Pedrotti family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pedrotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Celeste Pedrotti, aged 20, who landed in America from Danebel, Italy, in 1908
  • Angelo Pedrotti, aged 35, who emigrated to the United States from Costandola, Italy, in 1910
  • Fierina Pedrotti, aged 3, who landed in America from Landrio, Italy, in 1915
  • Anna Pedrotti, aged 64, who settled in America from Trento, Italy, in 1919
  • Adele Pedrotti, aged 52, who landed in America from Avio Trento, Italy, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Pedrotti (post 1700)


  • Antonio Pedrotti (1901-1975), Italian conductor and composer
  • Carlo Pedrotti (1817-1893), Italian conductor, administrator and composer

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