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Where did the Italian Vani family come from? What is the Italian Vani family crest and coat of arms? When did the Vani family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Vani family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vanni, Vannelli, Vannello, Vannella, Vanelli, Vannetti, Vannini, Vanini, Vanin, Vannoli, Vanoli, Vannocci, Vannozzi, Vannotti, Vannucci, Vannuccini, Vannuzzi, Vannoni, Vannacci and many more.
First found in Udine, a town in Venetia and capital of the province of Udine. An old walled city it dates back to early Roman times. There is an old castle (1517) in the center of the town which is now used as a museum and art gallery. The church of S. Maria della Purita is notable with many treasures. The town hall was built in 1448. It was the seat of the Italian command in WWI. 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Vani research. Another 253 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1287, 1599, 1733 and 1803 are included under the topic Early Vani History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Vani Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Vani Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Vani Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Vani Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Vani 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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