The surname Bizzarro was first found in the city of Varese, where earliest records date back to 1277 with the Bizzozzeri family, who were nobility of the city.
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Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred
years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations
were the unsurprising result. The variations of Bizzarro include Bizzarro, Bizarro, Bizzaro, Bizaro, Bizzarri, Bissari, Bizarri, Bizzari, Bizari, Bizzotto, Bizotto, Bizo, Bizzo, Bizoni, Bizzelli, Bizelli, Bizzi, Bizzoni, Bizozzeri, Bizzarini and many more.
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Tommaso Bizzocchi, chancellor of the Malatesti House in Rimini during the 15th century; Pietro Bizzarri, born in Umbria in 1525, who was a castle owner and committed himself to the church. He was also a famous author and dedicated his work... Another 52 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bizzarro Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.