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Multiple Origins for the Surname Valenti


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Valenti Early Origins



The surname Valenti was first found in Vicenza, anciently known as Vicetia, a town in Venetia, capital of the province of Vicenza. It was conquered by the Venetians in 1405. It has many beautiful palaces and churches, galleries and museums. The cathedral is Gothic. The original church SS.Felice e Fortunato was built in 975 but has been much altered. It is notable for its development painters, architects, sculptors and scholars. Natives were Trissino, Palladio, Pigafetta, Fogazzaro, Mantegna, Montagna, Speranza, Scamozzi and Buoncosiglio. 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. The name is first mentioned in the year 1200 in Vicenza.

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Valenti Spelling Variations


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Valenti Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Valenti, Vajenti, Vaienti, Valent, Valente, Valentic, Valentich, Valentin, Valentineli, Valentuzzi and many more.

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Valenti Early History


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Valenti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valenti research. Another 365 words (26 lines of text) covering the year 1820 is included under the topic Early Valenti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Valenti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Valenti Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Valenti 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:

Valenti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Valenti, who setted in Seneca Falls, New York some time between 1884-1915
  • Gundenzio Valenti, who arrived in California in 1893

Valenti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Agatino Valenti, aged 24, who settled in America from S. Giov., Italy, in 1906
  • Alfonso Valenti, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Caltanissetta, Sicily, in 1909
  • Adele Valenti, aged 7, who landed in America, in 1911
  • Alfonso Valenti, aged 16, who landed in America from Tramilico, Italy, in 1913
  • Alfredo Valenti, aged 17, who settled in America from Scoppitao 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 Valenti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Valenti (post 1700)



  • Tom Valenti (b. 1959), American chef and restaurateur
  • Mike Valenti (b. 1980), American sports talk-show radio host
  • Joey Valenti (b. 1966), American professional soccer player
  • Jessica Valenti (b. 1978), American feminist blogger and writer
  • Jack Valenti (1921-2007), American film industry executive; president of the MPAA 1966–2004
  • Fernando Valenti (1926-1990), American harpsichordist
  • John A. Valenti, American Democrat politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 20th District, 1944; Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1948 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James J. Valenti, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1960; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 3rd District, 1984 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Guido D. Valenti (1911-1983), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Dickinson District, 1949-50 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Ferdinand A. Valenti, American Democrat politician, Member of Connecticut State House of Representatives from Wallingford; Elected 1940 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. 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. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
  6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
  7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
  8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
  9. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
  10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
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The Valenti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Valenti 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.

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