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Prete Early Origins



The surname Prete was first found in Treviso. anciently Tarvisium, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Treviso. The cathedral of San Pietro is notable and dates back to 1141. It is classical style with seven domes with works by many notable painters and sculptors. The Piazza dei Signori has many palaces. In the 6th century this town was a seat of a Lombard duke. Charlemagne held it. Later it was Venetian. 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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Prete Spelling Variations


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Prete Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Preti, Prete, Previ, Preve, Previte, Proviteri, Prevedello, Prevedel, Previtali, Prevati, Previati, Pretti, Pretty and many more.

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Prete Early History


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Prete Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prete research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1204, 1381, 1774, 1613, 1699, 1701 and 1774 are included under the topic Early Prete History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prete Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prete Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prete Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Prete Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Vincenzo Prete, age 35, who arrived in New York on June 11, 1883, aboard the "Burgundia"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prete (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prete (post 1700)



  • James Di Prete Jr., American Republican politician, Mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island, 1967 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Lorenzo Del Prete (b. 1986), Italian football defender
  • Davide Prete (b. 1974), Italian sculptor and architect
  • Giancarlo Prete (1943-2001), Italian actor
  • Sandro Del- Prete (b. 1937), Swiss artist [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Sandro Prete. (Retrieved 2011, June 28) Sandro Prete. Retrieved from http://www.sandrodelprete.com/

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 25) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Sandro Prete. (Retrieved 2011, June 28) Sandro Prete. Retrieved from http://www.sandrodelprete.com/

Other References

  1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
  3. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
  4. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
  5. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
  6. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
  7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
  9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
  10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
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The Prete Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prete 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 14 June 2016 at 19:13.

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