Bizzotto History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Bizzotto family
The surname Bizzotto 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.
Important Dates for the Bizzotto family
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Bizzotto Spelling Variations
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Bizzotto include Bizzarro, Bizarro, Bizzaro, Bizaro, Bizzarri, Bissari, Bizarri, Bizzari, Bizari, Bizzotto, Bizotto, Bizo, Bizzo, Bizoni, Bizzelli, Bizelli, Bizzi, Bizzoni, Bizozzeri, Bizzarini and many more.
Early Notables of the Bizzotto family (pre 1700)
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, (1530?-1586?) born at Sassoferrato in Umbria, was a castle owner who committed himself to the church. He was also a famous author and dedicated his work entitled...
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Migration of the Bizzotto family
Immigrants bearing the name Bizzotto or a variant listed above include: Nicholas Bizo, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1772.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bizzotto (post 1700)
- Mara Bizzotto (b. 1972), Italian politician, Member of the Regional Council of Veneto (2000-2005) and (20062009), Member of the European Parliament (2014-)
- Romolo Bizzotto (b. 1925), retired Italian professional football player and coach
- Frank Bizzotto (b. 1971), former Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy (1991-1996)