Salvaggio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Salvaggio family
The surname Salvaggio was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. 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 Salvaggio family
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Salvaggio Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Salvi, Salvio, Salvia, Salvetti, Salvini, Salvinelli, Salvioli, Salvucci, Salvioni, Salvato, Salviato, Salvia and many more.
Early Notables of the Salvaggio family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salvaggio family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Salvaggio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Lucca Salvaggio, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1887 and 1910
Salvaggio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Angelo Salvaggio, aged 35, who landed in America from Resuttano, in 1903
- Antonino Salvaggio, aged 6, who emigrated to the United States from Poggioreale, in 1905
- Antonino Salvaggio, aged 20, who settled in America from Grotte, Girgenti, in 1909
- Anna Salvaggio, aged 27, who landed in America from Renettano, Sicily, in 1909
- Angela Salvaggio, aged 8, who settled in America from Ripabottoni, Italy, in 1910
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