Salvini History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Salvini family

The surname Salvini 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 Salvini family

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Salvini 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 Salvini family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Salvini 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 Salvini (post 1700) +

  • Gian Paolo Salvini (1936-2021), Italian Jesuit and opinion journalist
  • Milena Salvini (1938-2022), Italian-born French exponent and teacher of Indian classical dance who was awarded India's fourth highest civilian award, the Padma Shri on Facebook