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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rosa


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Rosa Early Origins



The surname Rosa was first found in Italy, where bearers of Rosa were found since the Middle Ages in many areas of Italy, including Venetia, Emilia and the south. The spelling variations on the name which end in "o" are mostly from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are mostly from the north. The name Rosa, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."

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Rosa Spelling Variations


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Rosa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rosa, De Rosa, Rosas, Rosi, Di Rosa, La Rosa, Larosa, Roselli, Rosellini, Rosiello, Rosetti, Rosettini, Rosettin, Rosina, Rosini, Rosin, Rosita, Rosoni, Rosone, Roson, Rosani, Rosano, Rosan, Rosanelli, Rosatto and many more.

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Rosa Early History


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Rosa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosa research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1320, 1345, 1475, 1584, 1604, 1607, 1656, 1615, 1673 and 1687 are included under the topic Early Rosa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rosa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rosa Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosa 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:

Rosa Settlers in United States in the 16th Century

  • Pedro de la Rosa sailed to Cartagena in 1534
  • Francisco de la Rosa sailed to New Spain in 1535
  • Alonso de Rosa sailed to Nombre de Dios, Panama in 1538

Rosa Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Albert Rosa, aged 46, landed in New York in 1721
  • Peter Rosa, who arrived in Savanna(h), Georgia in 1735

Rosa Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Julian DeLa Rosa, aged 7, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829
  • Domingo Rosa, aged 35, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1831
  • Pedro DeLa Rosa, who landed in Cartagena in 1834
  • Nicolas de la Rosa, who moved to Texas in 1835
  • Nicolas DeLa Rosa, who arrived in Texas in 1835
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosa (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rosa (post 1700)



  • Kathy De Rosa, American politician, Mayor of Cathedral City, California; Elected 2004
  • Joseph F. De Rosa, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1940
  • Keno Don Hugo Rosa (b. 1951), American comic book writer and illustrator known for his stories about Scrooge McDuck, Donald Duck and other Disney characters, winner of the Eisner Award in 1995
  • Mark Della Rosa, American visual effects artist
  • Benedict D. La Rosa, American politician, Representative from Texas 20th District, 1982
  • Stephen De La Rosa, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 6th District, 1996
  • Roberto De La Rosa, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1996, 2000
  • Mitzyn De la Rosa, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 2004
  • Damian De La Rosa, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Martinez, California, 2006
  • Buddy De la Rosa, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Weslaco, Texas, 2010
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    5. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
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    The Rosa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rosa 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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