Salvati History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Salvati family
The surname Salvati 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 Salvati family
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Salvati Spelling Variations
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 Salvati family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Salvati family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Licenciado Salvatierra, who came to New Spain in 1565; Juan Salvi, who came to Puerto Rico in 1837; Jens Jensen Salvi, who settled in New York, NY in 1852.
Contemporary Notables of the name Salvati (post 1700) +
- Joe Salvati, American who was wrongfully convicted of a mob-related murder; he was eventually exonerated by evidence found by Boston journalist Dan Rea
- Jim Salvati, American Contemporary Figurative Fine Artist, known for his work on the "Harry Potter" film series, member of a select group of painters for Disney Fine Art
- Paolo Salvati (1939-2014), Italian painter
- Sergio Salvati (b. 1938), Italian cinematographer, famous for his collaborations with Italian horror film director Lucio Fulci
- Marc Robert Salvati (b. 1983), English former professional footballer who played for York City (2001-2002)
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