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The surname Zambito was first found in Castelfranco is a town of Emilia in the province of Modena, near Bologna. Outside the town is a massive fort erected by Urban in 1628 which is now used as a prison. The town occupies the site of ancient Forum Gallorum where Octavian and Hirtius defeated Mark Anthony in 43 B.C. 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Zamppareli, Zabarella, Zambarella, Zambarelli, Zamparella, Zampparella, Zamparela, Zampparela, Zaparella, Zapparela, Zapparella, Zaparela, Zambrella, Zamprella, Zamprelli, Zambrelli, Zampreli, Zamprela, Sammpareli, Sambarelli and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zambito research. Another 169 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1594 is included under the topic Early Zambito History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Zambito Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Zambito Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zambito 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.
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