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Silvestri Early Origins



The surname Silvestri was first found in Essex, but the earliest record of the name was Sylvester, a medieval Bishop of Worcester (1216-1218.)

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Silvestri Spelling Variations


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Silvestri Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Silvester, Sylvester, Silvestre and others.

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Silvestri Early History


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Silvestri Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Silvestri research. Another 203 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1296, 1563, 1618, 1652 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Silvestri History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Silvestri Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Silvestri Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Silvestri Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Silvestri Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Pasquale Silvestri, who arrived on board the "Orsola" in 1882
  • Margherita Silvestri, who came to New York aboard the "SS Letimbro" in 1888
  • Vito Silvestri, who traveled from Naples to New York on board the "SS Alesia" in 1893

Silvestri Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agostino Silvestri, aged 23, who landed in America from Montefiorino, Italy, in 1908
  • Aldino Silvestri, aged 32, who landed in America from Baguidi Lucca, Italy, in 1909
  • Adolfo Silvestri, aged 45, who landed in America from Bagnidi Lucca, Italy, in 1912
  • Agnese Silvestri, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Arnara, Roma, in 1913
  • Adamo Silvestri, aged 18, who settled in America from Vasso, Italy, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Silvestri (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Silvestri (post 1700)



  • Kenneth Joseph Silvestri (1916-1992), American Major League Baseball backup catcher
  • Marc Silvestri (b. 1959), American comic book artist, creator and publisher
  • David Joseph Silvestri (b. 1967), American Major League Baseball infielder from 1992 to 1999
  • Alan Anthony Silvestri (b. 1950), American film score composer and conductor
  • Lorenzo De Silvestri (b. 1988), Italian footballer
  • Nicola Silvestri (b. 1985), Italian footballer
  • Cristian Silvestri (b. 1975), Italian football defender
  • Filippo Silvestri (1873-1949), Italian entomologist
  • Constantin Silvestri (1913-1969), Romanian conductor and composer

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Silvestri Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    2. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Bloxham, Ben. Key to Parochial Registers of Scotland From Earliest Times Through 1854 2nd edition. Provo, UT: Stevenson's Genealogical Center, 1979. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and David Hicks. The Highland Clans The Dynastic Origins, Cheifs and Background of the Clans. New York: C.N. Potter, 1968. Print.
    7. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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    The Silvestri Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Silvestri 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 7 February 2014 at 14:51.

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