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Where did the Italian Riccelli family come from? What is the Italian Riccelli family crest and coat of arms? When did the Riccelli family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Riccelli family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rizzo, Ricci, Rizzi, Riccio, Rizza, Risso, Lo Riccio, Lo Rizzo, Lorizzo, La Riccia, La Rizza and many more.
First found in various parts of Italy including early references in Emilia-Romagna, Venice, Bologna as well as in Lombardy and Tuscany. This name comes from the Italian word "ricco" meaning "curly." The name most likely referred to someone with curly hair.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Riccelli research. Another 25 words(2 lines of text) covering the years 1255, 1542, 1605, 1576, 1470, 1532, 1516, 1567, 1606, 1675, 1619, 1682, 1676, 1730, 1659, 1734, 1552 and 1610 are included under the topic Early Riccelli History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 209 words(15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Riccelli Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Riccelli Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
Riccelli Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Riccelli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Riccelli 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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