Early Origins of the Spera family
The surname Spera was first found in Bergamo in Lombardy
, capital of the province of Bergamo, home to the Romanesque church of S.Maria Maggiore that is filled with fine art. The Piazza Garibaldi has notable architecture. From 1264 it was under Milan, but in 1428 it became Venetian. 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 Spera family
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Spera Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Spenzierato, Speranza, Speranzi, Speranzini and many more.
Early Notables of the Spera family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Spera family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Spera Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joe Spera, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1895 and 1910
Spera Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Rosa Spera, who arrived in Louisiana sometime between 1904 and 1910
Spera Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- John Spera, who settled in Canada in 1834
- John Spera, who arrived in Canada in 1834
- William Spera, who settled in Ontario in 1871
- Archibald Spera, who arrived in Ontario in 1871