Originaria di Sordevole nel Biellese, si trapiantò in Aosta verso la fine del XV secolo nella persona di Francesco, che pose sua stanza nel borgo di Donas. Stefano, suo figlio, intervenne nella procura fatta per la neutralità nell’assemblea degli Stati il 18 novembre 1556, e fu castellano del mandamento di Quarto. La presenza del motto nella bibliografia documentata della famiglia ci conferma l’avita nobiltà raggiunta della casata. Infatti l’origine del motto risale a circa il XIV secolo e deve essere ricercata in quei detti arguti che venivano scritti sui vessilli o bandiere dei cavalieri, esposti alle finestre delle locande in cui questi alloggiavano, in occasione dei tornei, e durante i tornei stessi. Il motto era un pensiero espresso in poche parole facente allusione a un sentimento palese o nascosto, a una qualità, a un ricordo storico, per stimolo al coraggio o onore. Era scelta dal capo della famiglia, dal cavaliere entrante in lizza o data dal sovrano al proprio uomo ligio. Motto della famiglia: Bene docet. . Riguardo a questo cognome abbiamo ritrovato ulteriori informazioni storiche in altri archivi. Purtroppo in lingua originale Inglese. Over the centuries the name San Germano may have had many changes and the present form, according to our studies, appears to be different from the original. It is important to realize that the name may have gone through dialect variations, contractions, shortened forms of the original one, lenitions, errors due to incorrect transcriptions and voluntary changes. Therefore, we believe that the surname San Germano came originally from Germano, on which we are able to provide the following historical and heraldic information taken from bibliographic sources of Araldicus: This widespread Last Name of GERMANO was primarily extrapolated from the Latin Germanus, this sometimes denoted an actual immigrant from Germany, but was also used to refer to a person who had trade or other connections with the state. The Latin word Germanus is of obscure and disputed origin, the most plausible of the etymologies that have been proposed is that the people were primarily known as the ‘Spear-men’, with GERI (Spear) as its first element. Early records of the name in England mention Germanus (without Last Name) who was listed as a tenant in the Domesday Book of 1086. Many of the early names recorded in medieval documents denote noble families but many also indicate migration from the continent during, and in the wake of, the Norman invasion of 1066. There was a constant stream of merchants, workmen and others arriving in England during this time. In 1086 the Record of Great Inquisition of lands of England, their extent, value, ownership and liabilities was made by order of William the Conqueror. It is known as the Domesday book. Jermain filius Willelmi, 1248, County Essex. Other noble members are Johannes Germayne of County Southampton in 1273 and Simon Germayne of County Oxfordshire. Germanus Benson was listed in the Yorkshire Poll Tax of 1379 as was Germanus Gardyner. There was a baptism in the year 1646 of John, son of William and Jone German, at St James’s, Clerkenwell, London and another in 1672 of John, son of William and Grace Jermane. A later record of Sir Edward German (primarily Edward German Jones) is recorded as an English composer, born in Whitechurch, Shropshire, in the year 1862. He studied at the Royal Academy of Music and in 1888 he was made musical director for Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and became known for incidental music to Shakespeare. He later died in 1936. Surnames before the Norman Conquest of 1066 were rare in England having been brought by the Normans when William the Conqueror invaded the shores. The practice spread to Scotland and Ireland by the 12th century, and in Wales they appeared as late as the 16th century. Most last names can be traced to one of four sources, locational, from the occupation of the original bearer, nicknames or simply font names based on the first name of the parent being given as the second name to their child…. Noble title: Nobili Coat of arms: Inquartato; nel primo e quarto d’argento, all’aquila di nero membrata di rosso, col capo d’azzurro, a tre stelle d’oro; nel secondo e terzo d’oro, a quattro gigli di rosso, 2 e … Altri cognomi trovati: Germano, German, Germani, Germann, Germany, Garman, Gehrman, Gehrmann, Germain, Germaine, …
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