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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Bella


BELLA

Sicilian surname, presents some strains in the western part of northern Italy, it derives from the late medieval name Bello of which we have traces for example in the life of Dante written in 1400 by Leonardo Bruni called the Aretino, who, speaking precisely of the Alighieri, writes: ".... Houses in Florence had very decent, joined with the houses of Geri of Messer Bello his consort; ....". further information provided by Baron Ugo Antonio Bella The Villabianca is the right place: a blue field with a silver band accompanied on its head by three stars of the same, and on the tip by three shortened golden bands. The Blazon of the Bella family was adopted by the Municipality of Campobello di Licata (AG) with resolution of the Podestà Vincenzo Salvatore Bella with the powers of the Municipal Council on 12.31.192929 n.280. Of this family, of which we find in 1283 a Giovanni among the knights of the city of Piazza, Galluppi says that it was decorated with the barony of Cavachi and enjoyed nobility in Messina in the 15th and 16th centuries but in this city we find a Nicolò stratico judge in 1312 , 1312, and 1347 and a sworn Bernard. According to the Minutoli this is one of the oldest and noblest families of Liguria and Tuscany, coming to Sicily in the 15th century in Girgenti (Agrigento) where a Pietro was Senator, a Gerlando Capitano Giustiziere and a Libertino Magistrato.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/

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It could have more stocks, the most consistent in Lazio, in the province of Agrigento and in that of Vibo Valenza, it derives from the medieval name Bella.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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