Birth Name: Gia Alessandra Crovatin
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: November 30, 1985
*father – Slovenian, Italian, possibly other
*mother – English, Irish, German, Swedish, Norwegian, distant Dutch
Gia Crovatin is an American actress.
Gia’s paternal grandfather was Giordano “Jordan” Crovatin (the son of Giusto/Gusto Crovatin/Krovatin/Hrovatin and Giovanna Scarpetti/Scarpelti). Giordano was born in Trieste, Italy, and was of Slovenian and Italian descent.
Gia’s paternal grandmother was named Ida J. Rock/Ruck.
Gia’s maternal grandfather was Donald E. “Don” Hamlin (the son of Floyd Milton Hamlin and Evelyn Brostedt). Donald was born in Minnesota. Floyd was born in Minnesota, the son of Willis Porter Hamlin and Eva Gruber, whose parents were German. Evelyn was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Charles Magnus Brostedt, who was Swedish, and of Paulina Othelia “Lena” Wold, who was Norwegian.
Gia’s maternal grandmother was Shirlee Irene Morben (the daughter of Paul Gerhardt Morben and Gladys Mabel Braton). Shirlee was born in Minnesota. Paul was born in Minnesota, the son of Reinhardt C. Morben, who was Norwegian, and of Bertha Helena Erickson, whose parents were Norwegian. Gladys was born in Minnesota, the daughter of Benjamin Franklin Braton, who was born in Canada and whose father was Irish, and of Clara Helen Moll, whose parents were from Alsace, France.
Source: Genealogy of Gia Crovatin (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.laidman.org
Giusto Krovatin spoke Italian according to 1930 U.S. Census; https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GRZT-9JDD?i=2&cc=1810731&personaUrl=%2Fark%3A%2F61903%2F1%3A1%3AX7XC-WHC
The surname Hrovatin themself is after “horvat” which literally means “Croatian”. Unsure if “Slovenian” is accurate.