Ferrone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Ferrone family
The surname Ferrone was first found in Portugal, where the surname Ferrone was most likely used initially as an occupational name for a blacksmith. Such a heritage is demonstrated by the coat of arms of one branch of this family that features fourteen iron cauldrons and the crest of another branch that features an ostrich with a horseshoe in its beak.
Important Dates for the Ferrone family
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Ferrone Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Ferrara, Ferrera, Ferrari, Ferraro, Ferreri, Ferreria, Ferrer, Ferrera, Ferrero, Ferreira, Herrera, Ferrarius, Ferriere, Ferrieres, Ferrea, Ferrarese, Ferraresi, Farreras, Farrera, Farreres, Ferri, Fierro, Hiero, Fer, Ferretti, Ferrettini, Ferretto, Ferrettino, Ferrin, Ferrini, Ferrino, Ferrucci, Ferruzzi, Ferrulli, Ferrotti, Ferroli, Ferroni, Ferron, Ferrone and many more.
Early Notables of the Ferrone family (pre 1700)
Prominent members of the family include Lord Alvaro Rodrigues Ferreira, who was listed at Leon in 1170; Cristóvão Ferreira (1580-1650), Portuguese Jesuit missionary to Japan who apostacized...
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Migration of the Ferrone family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Antonio Ferreira, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1802; Juan DeDios Ferreira, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1852; R Ferreira, aged 23, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1854.
Contemporary Notables of the name Ferrone (post 1700)
- Felicia Ferrone, American industrial and furniture designer from Chicago, Illinois
- John Robert Ferrone (1924-2016), American book editor of The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty and The Color Purple
- Dan Ferrone (b. 1958), former professional Canadian football player who played for the Toronto Argonauts for eight seasons, inducted to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame in September 2013
- Stephen "Steve" Ferrone (b. 1950), English drummer for the rock band Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers for the last 25 years
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