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Last name: Raja

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Language of the text: Italiano
Nobility: Nobili
Nobles in:Italia
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Variations Last name: Raia
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Raja
Variations Last name: Raia


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Nobility crown RajaAntica ed assai nobile famiglia siciliana che vuolsi, per alcuni autori, oriunda da Genova, per altri da Napoli. In ogni modo essa ha vissuto nobilmente e splendidamente in Messina, in Palermo ed in altre città dell'Isola. L'origine di tal cognominizzazione, al dir di autorevoli genealogisti, andrebbe ricercata nel nome di una zona del Portogallo (Raia, Plan de Raia) al confine con l'Estremadura in Spagna, probabilmente luogo natio di un, oggi ignoto, capostipite. In ogni modo, tra i primi esponenti di rilievo, il Mugnos rammenta un Lodovico ed un Giorgio Raja, i quali seguirono Re Alfonso nella conquista del regno di Napoli. Ma, d'altronde, tal famiglia, nel dispiegarsi dei lustri, sempre è riuscita a produrre una serie di uomini che resero illustre il suo nome, nei pubblici impieghi, nelle professioni liberali ed ecclesiastiche e nel servizio militare. Fra questi, senza nulla levar al valore degli omessi, contasi: Nicolò e Giampaolo, ...
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Blazon Raja
Variations Last name: Raia

Coat of arms of family Raja

1° Coat of arms of family Raja
Language of the text: Italiano

D'azzurro, ad un raggio di sole d'oro, posto in palo.

Raia o Raja. Citato in "Dizionario storico blasonico delle famiglie nobili e notabili italiane estinte e fiorenti" vol.II, pag. 396, compilato dal Comm. G.B. di Crollalanza, edito presso la direzione del giornale araldico, Pisa 1888.

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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