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Venturella Early Origins



The surname Venturella was first found in southern Italy. Though some variants of the name Venturella are found in northern Italy, as well. The surname Venturella is of nickname origin, derived from a personal or physical characteristic of the first person in this family. In this case, the name Venturella comes from the Italian "bonaventura," meaning "good luck" or "good fortune."

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Venturella Spelling Variations


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Venturella Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Venturi, Venturella, Venturelli, Venturin, Venturino, Venturini, Ventura, Venturoli, Tura, Turella, Turel and many more.

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Venturella Early History


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Venturella Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Venturella research. Another 31 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1587, 1650 and 1710 are included under the topic Early Venturella History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Venturella Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Venturella Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Roberto Ventura, Baron of Casanova, was appointed Chancellor to Charles I of Spain who was also Holy Roman Emperor. Also, the Ventura family, from Bari and Lecce, and originally from the city of Salerno, were one of the most important feudal families of the...

Another 110 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Venturella 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:

Venturella Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Domenica Venturella, aged 40, who arrived in America from Palermo, Castellmorro, in 1909
  • G. Batista Venturella, aged 48, who arrived in America from Palermo, Palermo, in 1909
  • Filippo Venturella, aged 11, who arrived in America from Campofelice, Palermo, in 1910
  • Anna Maria Venturella, aged 3, who arrived in America from Castelbuono, Sicily, in 1910
  • Francesca Venturella, aged 27, who arrived in America from Giardini, Italy, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Venturella (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Venturella (post 1700)



  • Michelle Venturella (b. 1973), American gold medalist softball player at the 2000 Summer Olympics

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Venturella Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    9. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    10. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    11. ...

    The Venturella Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Venturella 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 19 June 2014 at 08:36.

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