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Vesta Early Origins



The surname Vesta 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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Vesta Spelling Variations


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Vesta Spelling Variations



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

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Vesta Early History


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Vesta Early History



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

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Vesta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Vesta 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 or some of its variants were: Barbara Vasta, who settled in Baltimore in 1862; Celeste Vasti, who came to California in 1886; and Giacomo Vasta, who came to New York, NY in 1890.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Vesta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Vesta (post 1700)



  • Vinton A. Vesta, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 7th District, 1978, 1980

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. 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. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    5. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    6. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
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    The Vesta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vesta 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 11 November 2015 at 10:26.

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