The Dreosto originally Dreost are present in Friuli for over five centuries.
The first documents bearing this surname refer to the beginning of 1600.
The first document that relates to a Dreosto our family strain is a baptismal certificate dated 1671;
Origins of the surname
The surname Dreosto, originally Dreost is typical of family Friuli. The meaning of the word stems from the need to identify a person as a child of an individual. The analysis etymological derivation of the word as it is Dreost Andrea.
In Friuli Andrea says and writes Andree commonly but still in our countries is abbreviated Dree. It follows then that Andrea's son was called dree then depending on the location and customs has become over time Dréo, dreos, dreost.
The coat of arms of the family is represented by a Samnite shield in red field with a cross of Sant 'Andrea white, reminiscent of the symbol of San Daniele del Friuli, in the cross and there is bearing the motto of the family in Latin Dreost, deus, work, family (Dreosto, god, work, family).
At the center of the shield there are three ears of corn to remember the original craft millers but also in the representation of the Holy Trinity. In addition the grain is a symbol of prosperity. At the top there is the Eagle symbol of Patria del Friuli Dreosto for over five centuries.
"Di rosso alla croce di S. Andrea d'argento caricata sulle braccia delle parole DREOST, DEUS, OPERA, FAMILIA in lettere maiuscole romane di nero, sul tutto tre spighe poste due a croce di S. Andrea ed una in palo il tutto d'oro”.
"Of the red cross of St. Andrew on his arms of silver loaded words DREOST, DEUS, WORK, FAMILY in Roman capital letters in black, on all three ears laid two to St. Andrew's cross and a stake in the whole d 'gold. "