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Vasta Early Origins



The surname Vasta was first found in Velletri a town in the province of Rome Italy. It is the seat of the Bishop of Ostia. It is notable for its vineyards. The city dates back to the 4th century B.C. It is rich in art and other treasures. The Palazzo Ginetti is notable. The highest point is the municipal palace. 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.

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Vasta Spelling Variations


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Vasta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Vestri, Vestra, Vastri, Vastra, Vesta, Vasti and many more.

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Vasta Early History


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Vasta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vasta research. Another 346 words (25 lines of text) covering the year 1404 is included under the topic Early Vasta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Vasta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vasta Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Vasta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Vasta, who settled in Baltimore in 1862
  • Giacomo Vasta, who setted in New York, NY in 1890

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vasta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vasta (post 1700)



  • Joe Vasta, All-American lacrosse player at the United States Air Force Academy from 1983 to 1986
  • Ross Xavier Vasta (b. 1966), Australian politician

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    10. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
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    The Vasta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vasta 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 1 August 2015 at 09:50.

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