Vittorio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Vittorio family
The surname Vittorio was first found in Tuscany (Italian: Toscana), a region in central Italy. It has nine provinces. Universities are Florence, Pisa and Siena. Home of the Medici they returned to Tuscany in 1530 where they held until 1737. Francis was elected emperor in 1745 and Leopold I succeeded, down to Ferdinand III in 1793. In 1799 it was sacked by a French revolutionary force and remained French until 1847. In 1861 it joined the Kingdom of Italy. 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.
Important Dates for the Vittorio family
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Vittorio Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Vittori, Vittoria, Vettori, Vettor, Vittore, Vittori, Vittor, Vettore, Vettor, Vittorioso, Vittoriosi, Vittorio, Vittorio, De Vettori, Vittorelli, Vettorello, Vettorelli, Vettorel, Vettoretto, Vettoretti, Vettorazzo, Vettorato, Vettore, Vettor, Vittor, Vettorel, Vittoria, Divittorio, Divittori and many more.
Early Notables of the Vittorio family (pre 1700)
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Vittorio migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Vittorio Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Vittorio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Testolin Vittorio, who arrived in Illinois sometime between 1876 and 1898
Contemporary Notables of the name Vittorio (post 1700)
- Teresio Vittorio Martinoli, Italian fighter pilot and flying ace in the Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana), during World War II, credited with 22 aerial victories
- Vittorio Merloni (1933-2016), Italian entrepreneur and industrialist, founder of Indesit Company
- Vittorio Coccia (1918-1982), Italian professional footballer who played from 1936 to 1955
- Vittorio Zucconi (b. 1944), Italian journalist and author
- Vittorio Gassman Knight Grand Cross, OMRI, (1922-2000), popularly known as Il Mattatore, an Italian theatre and film actor and director
- Vittorio "Victor" Sodano, Italian two-time Academy Award nominated make-up artist
- Vittorio Lucarelli (1928-2008), Italian gold medalist fencer a the 1956 Summer Olympics
- Vittorio Balduzzi, Italian politician, Mayor of Corana, Lombardy
- Vittorio Mancini, Italian philatelist, co-awarded the Crawford Medal by the Royal Philatelic Society London in 1996
- Vittorio Cecchi Gori (b. 1942), Italian film producer and politician, Senator Legislatures XII, XIII (1994-2001)
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