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The name Simonetti originated from the personal name Simon, itself a derivative of the Hebrew name "Sim'on," from the verb "sama" meaning "to listen." Thus, the name Simonetti means "God has listened," referring to the gratitude of the parents who, having wished for a child, had their prayers answered.

Simonetti Early Origins



The surname Simonetti was first found in Trapani, anciently Drepanum, Sicily. Bearers of Simonetti or one of its spelling variations have been found throughout southern Italy, but particularly on the island of Sicily, and in the region of Campania.

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Simonetti Spelling Variations


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Simonetti Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Simone, Simonelli, Simonetti, Simoni, Simioni, Desimone and many more.

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Simonetti Early History


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Simonetti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Simonetti research. Another 161 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1554, 1605, 1346, 1358, 1410, 1480, 1506, 1522, 1605, 1650 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Simonetti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Simonetti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Simonetti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Puccio di Simone ( fl. 1346-1358), an Italian Gothic painter, active in Florence; Francesco (Cicco) Simonetta (1410-1480), an Italian Renaissance statesman remembered for composing an...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Simonetti 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 or some of its variants were: M. Simone, who arrived in Pennsylvania, sometime in the late 19th century, Giuseppe DeSimone, who arrived in New York in 1882 onboard the Orsola and Amalia DeSimone, a 19 year old girl who arrived in New York in 1888 on board the SS Letimbro..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Simonetti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Simonetti (post 1700)



  • M.A. Simonetti, contemporary American author of mystery novels
  • Ryan Simonetti, American professional skateboarder
  • Frank Simonetti (b. 1962), retired American professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Frank L Simonetti, photographer
  • John Simonetti, astrophysicist
  • Prince Annibale Simonetti, Roman nobleman from 19th century Italy
  • Mauro Simonetti (b. 1948), Italian professional road bicycle racer
  • Claudio Simonetti (b. 1952), Italian composer
  • Fra' Gherardo Hercolani Fava Simonetti (b. 1941), the current Grand Commander of the Order of Malta
  • Vito Simonetti (b. 1903), Argentine Olympic fencer
  • ... (Another 1 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Unguibus armatus in hostem
Motto Translation: Armed Against The Enemy.


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    3. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    10. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    11. ...

    The Simonetti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Simonetti 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 8 September 2014 at 08:41.

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