Valerio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
This name is similar to the Latin name Valerius and probably originates from it; Valerius most likely comes from the Latin word "valere," meaning "to be healthy."
Early Origins of the Valerio family
The surname Valerio was first found in Emilia-Romagna, though the spelling variation Valeri is more common in Venetia. In general, spelling variations which end in "o" are more common in the south of Italy, whereas the more common variations which end in "i" appear mostly in the north.
Important Dates for the Valerio family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Valerio research. Another 40 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1596, 1658, 1656, 1630, 1700, 1694, 1531, 1605, 1542, 1596, 1552 and 1618 are included under the topic Early Valerio History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Valerio Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Valeri, Valerio, Valleri, Valer, Valier, Valerini, Valeriani and many more.
Early Notables of the Valerio family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Pietro Valeriani di Piperno, a powerful Cardinal in the church; Bertuccio Valiero (1596-1658), the 102nd Doge of Venice, reigning from his election on June 15, 1656 until his death; Silvestro Valiero or Valier (1630-1700), the 109th Doge of Venice, reigning from his...
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Valerio migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Valerio Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Valerio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Valerio, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1816 
Contemporary Notables of the name Valerio (post 1700)
- Melanie Valerio (b. 1969), American Olympic swimmer
- Max Wolf Valerio (b. 1957), American poet, memoir writer, essayist and actor
- Alessandro Valerio (1881-1955), Italian Olympic horse rider
- Joaquín Enrique Valerio Olivera (b. 1973), Spanish footballer
- Alberto Valerio (b. 1985), Brazilian racing driver
- Valerio Zanone (1936-2016), Italian politician, Senator Legislatures: XV (2006-2008)
- Valerio Massimo Manfredi (b. 1943), Italian historian, writer, essayist, archaeologist and journalist
- Valerio Cassani (1922-1995), Italian professional footballer
- Valerio Evangelisti (b. 1952), Italian writer of science fiction, fantasy, historical novels and horror, recipient of the ESFS award for Best Author (2002)
- Valerio Adami (b. 1935), Italian painter
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