Early Origins of the Rosellini family
The surname Rosellini was first found in Italy, where bearers of Rosellini 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 Rosellini, like many Italian surnames began as a personal name
long before it was adopted as a surname; the name means "rose."
Early History of the Rosellini family
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Rosellini 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.
Early Notables of the Rosellini family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rosellini family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giovanni Di Rosa and Pitata Rosa, who both arrived in New York January 7; 1881 aboard the SS Vincenzo Florio from Palermo, as well as Angleo DeRosa, who sailed on the Orsola, arriving in New York March 8.
Contemporary Notables of the name Rosellini (post 1700)
- Hugh J. Rosellini (1909-1984), American lawyer, politician and jurist, Justice of the Washington Supreme Court (1955-1984), Member of the Washington House of Representatives (1939-1944)
- William Rosellini (b. 1979), American Med-tech entrepreneur and Neuroengineering researcher, Chairman, CEO of Nexeon MedSystems Inc
- Albert Dean Rosellini (1910-2011), American politician, Chair of the National Governors Association (1962-1963), 15th Governor of Washington (1957-1965)
- Niccola Francesco Ippolito Baldassarre Rosellini (1800-1843), Italian Egyptologist, regarded as the founder of Egyptology in Italy
- Ferdinando Pio Rosellini (1814-1872), Italian mathematician and botanist
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