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Where did the Italian Persico family come from? What is the Italian Persico family crest and coat of arms? When did the Persico family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Persico family history?The Persico surname is derived from the Italian word "persico," which means "peach tree," (from the Latin "persica"). As a surname, Persico may have been taken on by someone who lived near a peach tree or, as a habitational name, taken on from any of the numerous places named with this word in various parts Italy.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Persico, Persica, Perscini and others.
First found in Chieti, a city of Abruzzi. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Nicola Persico, age 46, who arrived in America on May. 6, 1881, aboard the "Caldera"; Berardino Persico, age 22, who arrived at Boston on April 1, 1893, aboard the "Colombo".
The Persico Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Persico Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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