Benedet is typical of the Treviso area and of the neighboring areas of Belluno and Pordenone, Benedetta is almost unique, Benedettelli has a small stock in Grosseto and in the Grosseto area and one in the Ancona area in Osimo and Ancona in particular, Benedetti is widespread throughout the central north, Benedettini has a stock in the Bolognese, one in the Forlì and Rimini areas, one in the Pisa area and one in the Roman area, Benedictine, absolutely rare, belonging to the Roman, Benedict is widespread in the south and in Piedmont, Benedettucci is practically unique, all these surnames derive, directly or through hypocoristic forms, from the late Latin name of the Christian tradition Benedictus, we recall Sanctus Benedictus de Nursia (480 - 547 AD), of this name we have traces in the Diplomatic Code of medieval Lombardy under the year 1102 at 1102 in Vittadone (LO) : "... a cum noticia de propinquioribus parentibus meis cui supra femine, id sunt Petrus filio meo et Benedictus parentes meo, in eorum presencia et testium, ...". additions provided by Giacomo Ganza / Villa di Tirano (SO) The surname Benedetti is present in all the provinces of Lombardy; especially in the provinces of Milan, Varese, Bergamo and Brescia. It is quite widespread throughout the Center-North, rarer in the South. The emigration of the Benedetti to the USA was remarkable at the end of the 1920s, starting in 1890 there were 1598 Benedetti arriving in New York: many came from Central Italy, the number of emigrants from the province of LUCCA is significant. Benedetti is the 2141th French surname: it is very common in the Marseille area. but a decent number of B. Francesi should be of Corsican origin. Nearly a hundred Benedict families are also found on German telephone directories. In Argentina those who bear this surname are already numerous in Buenos Aires alone.
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