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Last name: Contarino

Dossier: 817671
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Language of the text: English
Nobility: Nobles - Patricians - Marquises - Dukes
Nobles in:Italy (Lombardy - Veneto - Liguria - Lazio - Campania - Sicily)
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Variations Last name: Contari,Contarini
Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families

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Contarino
Variations Last name: Contari,Contarini


English
Nobility crown ContarinoAncient and noble family from Venice, since time immemorial ascribed to the Venetian patriciate and included among the very ancient apostolic families, known as Contarini or Contarino, that has worlwide spread over the centuries. Legend has it that it descends from the Aurelii Cotta of Rome who, being prefects in the Rhine region, were called Cotta Rheni or Conti del Reno, hence the modern surname. In any case, the first historically documented exponent of this family is an Andrea who, in 853, signed the will of the bishop of Castello Orso. This noble lineage split into many branches, over a hundred in the 16th century. It has given the Serenissima as many as eight doges and many leading personalities in the ecclesiastical, political and military fields. The confirmation of the ancestral nobility took place with the Sovereign Resolution on December 1, 1818. An important branch of this family, in the ...

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Blazon Contarino
Variations Last name: Contari,Contarini

Coat of arms of family Contarino

1. Coat of arms of family: Contarino
Language of the text: English

Or, three bendlets, azure alias bendy or and azure.

Coat of arms of family Contarino. Source: "Insignia ... VI. Insignia Venetorum I" kept at the "Royal Coat of Arms of Bavaria".

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Coat of arms of family Contarini, Contari, Contarino

2. Coat of arms of family: Contarini, Contari, Contarino
Language of the text: English

Party per pale; 1° or, three bendlets, azure; 2° per saltire; 1° and 4° argent, a castle triple towered, sable; 2° and 3° or, a cross, gules, cantoned by four crosslets of the same.

Source: "Nobiliario di Sicilia" by Antonio Mango of Casalgerardo (Palermo, A. Reber, 1912) kept at "la biblioteca centrale della regione Sicilia". Variations of the last name: Contarini, Contarino or Contari.

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  5. Variations of surnames are frequent and mainly derive from involuntary acts such as translation errors or dialectal inflections or from voluntary acts such as attempts to escape persecution or acquisition of titles and properties of other families