Early Origins of the Varnier family
The surname Varnier was first found in Tuscany
(Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy. It has nine provinces. Universities are Florence, Pisa and Siena. Home of the Medici they returned to Tuscany
in 1530 where they held until 1737. Francis was elected emperor in 1745 and Leopold I succeeded, down to Ferdinand III in 1793. In 1799 it was sacked by a French revolutionary force and remained French until 1847. In 1861 it joined the Kingdom of Italy. 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 Varnier family
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Varnier Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Guarnieri, Guarnier, Guarneri, Guarnerio, Varnieri, Varnier, Varnerini and many more.
Early Notables of the Varnier family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Varnier family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Adelaide Guarnieri, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Napoli, in 1900; Adolfo Guarnieri, aged 23, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Dmatrice, Italy, in 1907.