Prudnella or prunella first name??? vitale last

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Prudnella or prunella first name??? vitale last

Postby elizabethvitale » 11 Jun 2014, 02:47

Does anyone know any other variation for this name? :?

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Postby PippoM » 11 Jun 2014, 14:01

I'd say a correct (or likely) spelling might be "Brunella".
Can you give some more detail?
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Postby jennabet » 11 Jun 2014, 15:13

I agree. Brunella would be correct. By the way it means "Little Bruna".

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Postby johnnyonthespot » 11 Jun 2014, 15:51

Here is a good source for this subject: http://www.nomix.it/nomi-italiani-masch ... minili.php
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Re: Prudnella or prunella first name??? vitale last

Postby erudita74 » 11 Jun 2014, 19:49

There's actually a children's book by Margaret Atwood entitled La Principessa Prunella.

Prunella is actually the name of a flowering plant used in healing in Asian medicine, but it is found in Europe and North America as well.

I personally have never seen it as a first name in an Italian record, although I see online that someone wrote that it was the first name given to her at baptism. That person wasn't in Italy though.

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Postby elizabethvitale » 14 Jun 2014, 02:29

Hi Everyone

Thanks for all of the answers. Could be a mistake. The info was given to me by a genealogist.

the person is supposedly related to my grand father and his sister.

There was supposedly another older brother Pasquale Vitale and sister Prudnella Vitale.
I believe they both made it to America and Pasquale lived in Ohio. But, I can not find Prudnella other than in Italy born in Reggio Cambria I don't have the details right with me.

this genealogy page tells more of my grand father and his sister...
http://www.elizabeth-vitale.com/id251.html

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Postby elizabethvitale » 14 Jun 2014, 02:35

Carmine Thanks for the offer of private message. I have loads of research resourses. I am related to a Giuseppi Vitale, but I don't have all of the details on the record. I did the ellis island on near places of birt in Italy. Anyway, thanks again... As far as census there are so many and I have my grand father from when he came over through 1940. I have all of his sister census info too since she came over and the ellis boat she came on..

http://www.elizabeth-vitale.com/id251.html


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