Early Origins of the Prete family
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.
Early History of the Prete family
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Prete Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Preti, Prete, Previ, Preve, Previte, Proviteri, Prevedello, Prevedel, Previtali, Prevati, Previati, Pretti, Pretty and many more.
Early Notables of the Prete family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Prete family to the New World and Oceana
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"
Contemporary Notables of the name Prete (post 1700)
- James Di Prete Jr., American Republican politician, Mayor of Cranston, Rhode Island, 1967 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 CITATION[CLOSE]
Sandro Prete. (Retrieved 2011, June 28) Sandro Prete. Retrieved from http://www.sandrodelprete.com/