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Appiani Early Origins



The surname Appiani was first found in Pisa a town in Tuscany, capital of the province of Pisa. Historically, Pisa in it's inter city war in 1003 with Lucca was forced into building its own navy. Then, under threat from the Saracens from Siciliy, it found itself the aggressor against Calabria, Sicily and even in Africa. In 1062 their ships returned from Palermo laden with spoil. But with the Norman Conquest of Sicily they became less profitable. They continued considerable rivalry with Florence and Genoa. Gherardo Appiani (c.1370-May 1405) of Pisa, came to be the lord of Piombino from 1398. The Principality of Piombino was a city-state in Italy, which existed from 1398 to 1805. This family held the Lordship for Centuries. Among the Lords were Iacopo II, ruled 1404-1441; Caterina Appiani (1398-1451,) ruling, lady of Piombino from 1445; and Iacopo IV Appiani (1459-1510,) an Italian condottiero and lord of Piombino of the Appiani dynasty, captain of the Neapolitan Army (1479-1483).

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Appiani Spelling Variations


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Appiani Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Appiani, Appiano, Appolloni, Apllonio, Polanio, Polloni, Polonio, Poloni, Polonia, Polon, Poloniato and many more.

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Appiani Early History


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Appiani Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Appiani research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1392, 1494, 1487, 1589, 1603, 1370, 1405, 1398, 1405, 1398, 1399, 1740, 1812, 1754 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Appiani History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Appiani Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Appiani Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Gherardo Appiani (c. 1370-1405), lord of Piombino (1398-1405), lord of Pisa (1398-1399); the Appiani family, Lords and Princes of Piombin; Giuseppe Appiani...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Appiani Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Appiani Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Girolamo Appiani, age 20, a sculptor, who arrived in America on Sept. 8, 1890
  • Giovanni Appiani, who arrived in New York on Feb. 27, 1893, aboard the "La Gascogne"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Appiani (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Appiani (post 1700)



  • Andrea Appiani (1754-1817), Italian artist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
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    The Appiani Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Appiani 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.

    This page was last modified on 15 July 2013 at 09:30.

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