Early Origins of the Rubinelli family
The surname Rubinelli was first found in Italy. Rubinelli have been noted in every area of Italy, though some spellings are more common in some areas than others. In general, those that end in "o" are from the south, whereas those that end in "i" are from the north. The Rubin and Rubinato versions are both originally from Venetia. There are several possible origins for the name. It could have originated from the first name Rubino, which was a shortened form of Cherubino, meaning "cherub," a kind of angel. It could also come from the Latin word "rubeus" meaning red, in which case it could refer to someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion, or it could refer to someone who cut rubies.
Early History of the Rubinelli family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rubinelli research.Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1600 and 1668 are included under the topic Early Rubinelli History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rubinelli Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rubino, Rubini, Rubin, Rubbino, Rubinelli, Rubinetti and many more.
Early Notables of the Rubinelli family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Fray Bonaventura Rubino (ca. 1600-1668), an Italian composer; and Giovanni-Battista Rubini, the son of Donato Rubini, the Secretary of the Senate of... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rubinelli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rubinelli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: C. Rubino, 40; V. Rubino, 16; T. Rubino, 3; and A. Rubino, 2; who all came to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1891. Francesco Rubino, 50; who came to New York in 1893..