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Where did the Italian Pizzi family come from? What is the Italian Pizzi family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pizzi family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pizzi family history?The surname Pizzi is derived from the Italian word "piccino," which means "small."
Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Pizzi include Piccini, Piccin, Piccinni, Piccinno, Piccioli, Picciolo, Piccioni, Picciocchi, Piccitto, Picciallo, Picciulli, Picciullo, Picciuzzo, Pizzini, Pizzin, Pizzoli, Pizzolo, Pizzioli, Pizziolo, Pizziol, Piccinelli, Piccinini, Piccinino, Piccinin, Piccinato, Pizzinelli, Pizzinini, Pizzolotto and many more.
First found in 1314 with Marco Picinini, the first of a long line of Picinini Senators.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pizzi research. More information is included under the topic Early Pizzi History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Research into the origins of individual families in North America has revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Pizzi or a variant listed above:
Pizzi Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Pizzi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pizzi 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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