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The surname Sellari was first found in the city of Salerno, which was part of the Papal States at one time, part of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies at another and later on an independent city-state. The variations of Sellari ending in "i" are from the northern part of Italy, but the family remained in the south for the most part. The family took their name from the city of Salerno where they originated, most likely taking on the name after they moved out of the city, to identify themselves as having come from there.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Salerni, Salierno, Salerno, Salernitano and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sellari research. Another 368 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1404, 1422, 1638, and 1729 are included under the topic Early Sellari History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 24 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sellari Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alphonso Salerno, 27; who arrived in New York in 1882 and Alessandro Salerno, 21; who came to New York in 1896; Alessandro Salerno, who arrived at the port of New York July 25.
The Sellari Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sellari Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
This page was last modified on 23 September 2010 at 15:38.