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Preti Early Origins



The surname Preti 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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Preti Spelling Variations


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Preti 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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Preti Early History


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Preti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Preti 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 Preti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Preti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Preti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Preti 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 were:

Preti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Cesare Preti, age 55, who arrived in New York on Nov. 5, 1883, aboard the "Katie"
  • Aleseandre Preti, age 24, who arrived in America on route to San Francisco, on March 29, 1886, aboard the "Normandie"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Preti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Preti (post 1700)



  • Giovanni Battista Bussi de Preti (1721-1800), Italian cleric
  • Armando Preti (b. 1911), Italian professional football player
  • Gregorio Preti, Italian painter
  • Mattia Preti (1613-1699), Italian Baroque artist
  • Luigi Preti (1914-2009), Italian politician
  • Gaetano Preti (b. 1891), Italian gymnast who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • Luis Humberto Preti (b. 1983), in an Ecuadorian football goalkeeper
  • Peter Li Preti, Canadian city councilor in Toronto, Canada

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Preti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Preti 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 21 August 2013 at 12:22.

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