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Early Origins of the Preti family

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.

Early History of the Preti family

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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.

Early Notables of the Preti family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Preti family to the New World and Oceana

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"

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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