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Early Origins of the Reta family


The surname Reta was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. 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 Reta family


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Reta Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Ratta, Ratto, Rettori, Rettazzi, Rattazzi, Rattazzo, Rattaro, Rattaglia, Rattagliano, Rattagliata, Rattiglani, Rettaglia, Rettagliano, Rettagliata and many more.

Early Notables of the Reta family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Reta family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Galo Reta, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1883 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Reta (post 1700)


  • Reta Joan Hamilton, American Republican politician, Member of Republican National Committee from Arkansas, 2008; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2008; Presidential Elector for Arkansas, 2012 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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