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The Spinola surname is derived from the Latin "spina," meaning "thorn bush," and was most originally born by someone who lived by a large or unusual thorn bush.

Spinola Early Origins



The surname Spinola was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) where the first bearer of the name on record is Ugone Spinelli in 1094. The name is also became common quite early in Emilia-Romagna and Venetia. The spelling variations of Spinola which end in "i" are much more common and appear in records mostly in the north, whereas the rarer variations which end in "o" are from the south.

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Spinola Spelling Variations


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Spinola Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Spinelli, Spinello, Spiniello, Spinella, Spinetti, Spinozza, Spinozzi and many more.

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Spinola Early History


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Spinola Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Spinola research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1387, 1453, 1475, 1546, 1094, 1694, 1763, 1594, 1659, 1628, 1699, 1646 and 1719 are included under the topic Early Spinola History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Spinola Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Spinola Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Parri Spinelli ( ca. 1387-1453), an Italian painter of the early Renaissance from Tuscany; Bartolomeo Spina (born c. 1475-1546), Italian Dominican theologian and scholastic philosopher; Ugone Spinelli, who fought for Christianity in 1094 and was rewarded generously for his valor by Pope Urban II, who...

Another 96 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Spinola 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:

Spinola Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jose Spinola, aged 45, landed in New Orleans, La in 1825

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Contemporary Notables of the name Spinola (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Spinola (post 1700)



  • Francis Barretto Spinola (1821-1891), American Democrat politician, Member of New York State Senate 3rd District, 1858-61; U.S. Representative from New York 10th District, 1887-91

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
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    The Spinola Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Spinola 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 11 November 2015 at 11:59.

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