Early Origins of the Seganti family
The surname Seganti was first found in Cremona a city in Lombardy
, capital of the province of Cremona. Founded by the Romans
in 218 it has a checkered history. Virgil studied here. The finest building is the cathedral in the Lombard Romanesque style. It was started in 1107. There are many frescos from the 16th century. It was Austrian
in 1814, but became a part of Italy in 1859. 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. The family name claims to have a history starting in 1112 and the progenitor was Ubaldino.
Early History of the Seganti family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Seganti research.Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 154 and 1545 are included under the topic Early Seganti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Seganti Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Segarini, Segafeni, Sega, Seganti, Segattini and many more.
Early Notables of the Seganti family (pre 1700)
More information is included under the topic Early Seganti Notables in all our PDF Extended History products
and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Seganti family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anton Sega, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
, in 1907; and Attilio Sega, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Garda, Italy, in 1911.
Contemporary Notables of the name Seganti (post 1700)
- Carlo Seganti, Italian fighter pilot and flying ace in the Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana), during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories