Early Origins of the Speranza family
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 Speranza family
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Speranza Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Spenzierato, Speranza, Speranzi, Speranzini and many more.
Early Notables of the Speranza family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Speranza family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ralph Spira, who settled in Maryland in 1678; Elisabeth Spira, who arrived in America in 1747; Valentin Spira, who settled in America in 1764; John Spera, who came to Canada in 1834.
Contemporary Notables of the name Speranza (post 1700)
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