Sarni History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Sarni surname is a habitational name, taken on from the place named Sarno, in Salerno province.

Early Origins of the Sarni family

The surname Sarni was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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 Sarni family

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Sarni Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Sarno, Sarna, Sarni, Sarnow and others.

Early Notables of the Sarni family (pre 1700)

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United States Sarni migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sarni Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • C Sarni, aged 27, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • I Sarni, aged 28, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1836 [1]
  • Charles Sarni, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • F DeLa Sarni, aged 30, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1853 [1]


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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