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Early Origins of the Verdi family


The surname Verdi was first found in the valleys of Maira, which lie south of Turin. The Berardi family can be traced back to this area, where they resided in the 12th century.

Early History of the Verdi family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Verdi research. More information is included under the topic Early Verdi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Verdi Spelling Variations


Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Verdi include Berardi, Berardo, Berardis, Beraldi, Beraldo, Beraudo, Verardi, Verardo, Veraldi, Veraldo, Veralli, Verallo, Velardi, Velardo, Vilardi, Vilardo, Berardelli, Berardini, Berardino, Berardinelli, Berardinetti, Berardocchi, Berarducci, Beraldini, Beraldin, Belardelli, Belardetti, Belardini, Belardinelli, Belardoni, Bellardino and many more.

Early Notables of the Verdi family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Giovanni Berardi, an ecclesiastic in Tagliacozzo in the 13th century; Aldevrandino Beraldi was councillor of Treviso in the 14th century; Tommaso Beraldi was a judge and ambassador in Venice in 1320; Bartolomeo Beraldo was mayor of Castelfranco in 1387; Baldassarre Berardi was a castle...
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Migration of the Verdi family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first North American settlers with Verdi name or one of its variants:

Contemporary Notables of the name Verdi (post 1700)


  • William Francis Verdi, American politician, Delegate to Connecticut convention to ratify 21st amendment at-large, 1933 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Anthony J. Verdi, American politician, First Selectman of New Haven, Connecticut, 1911 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Luigi Verdi (b. 1958), Italian composer, musicologist and orchestra conductor
  • Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Verdi (1813-1901), Italian Romantic composer, mainly of opera

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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