Abbatini
Recorded in many spelling forms including the French and English Abba, Abbay, Abbe, Abbate, Abbatt, Labbe, Labbey, Labey, Abade, the Scottish Abbie and Abbe, and the Italian Abbattini, Dell'Abate or Degli Abbati, this most interesting and unusual surname is of Olde French pre 10th century origins. It derives from the word "abet" which usually means a priest, but may have also, particularly in Italy, have referrred to a local chief or an official master of ceremonies. This indicates that several origins are possible, including a nickname for one who was thought to be rather "priestly" in his characteristics, or an occupational or status name for a local chief or official, or that it may be theatrical and a "casting" name for an actor, one who played the part of a priest in the famous travelling theatres of the medieval period. Despite the first recording shown below the name is unlikely, as a hereditary surname, to have originated from an actual abbe or priest. These members of the clergy since the 11th century, have been expected to be unmarried and celibate. Whether they were or not is open to some discussion, particulary as occasionally this surname is recorded as a patronymic or diminutive, indicating the "son of the abbe!". The surname is first recorded in any form anywhere in the world in England in 1177, when Ralph Le Abbe appears in the charters of London during the reign of King Henry 11 (1154 - 1189). Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Abbatini — is a surname. People with this surname include:* Antonio Maria Abbatini (died 1680), Italian composer * Guido Ubaldo Abbatini (1600 1656), Italian painter …   Wikipedia

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  • Abbatini — Antonio Maria Abbatini (* 26. Januar 1595 oder um 1600 in Città di Castello, Italien; † vermutlich im August 1679 (oder 1677) ebenda) war ein italienischer Kapellmeister und Komponist. Er war ein Schüler von Giovanni Maria und Giovanni Bernardo… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Antonio Maria Abbatini — (* 26. Januar 1595 oder um 1600 in Città di Castello, Italien; † vermutlich im August 1679 (oder 1677) ebenda) war ein italienischer Kapellmeister und Komponist. Er war ein Schüler von Giovanni Maria und Giovanni Bernardino Nanino. Von 1626 bis… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Guido Ubaldo Abbatini — Vierge à l Enfant avec des saints et un pape martyre Guido Ubaldo Abbatini (né vers 1600 à Città di Castello, dans la province de Pérouse en Ombrie mort à Rome en 1656) est un peintre italien baroque du …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antonio Maria Abbatini — (né le 26 janvier 1595 à Città di Castello, dans l actuelle province de Pérouse en Ombrie, alors dans les États pontificaux, et mort après le 15 mars 1679) est un compositeur italien, actif principalement à Rome. Sommaire 1… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Antonio Maria Abbatini — (c. 1595 – January 1680) was an Italian composer, active mainly in Rome.Abbatini was born in Città di Castello. He served as maestro di cappella at the Basilica of St. John Lateran from 1626 to 1628, and thereafter successively at four other… …   Wikipedia

  • Guido Ubaldo Abbatini — (1600 1656) was an Italian painter of the Baroque period, active mainly in Rome and UsigniHe was a pupil of the painter Giuseppe Cesari, and later worked under Pietro da Cortona. He painted frequently in fresco. Born in Città di Castello and died …   Wikipedia

  • Guido Ubaldo Abbatini — Virgen con el Niño y santos, retablo Scheggino Guido Ubaldo Abbatini (Città di Castello, c. 1600 – Roma, 1656), fue un pintor barroco italiano. Biografía Nacido en Città di Castello, entró tempranamente a trabajar como aprendiz en el taller d …   Wikipedia Español

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