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Bozzo Early Origins



The surname Bozzo was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova). Early records revealed Ludovico Bozzuto of Naples, was the archbishop of the city around 1360; Giovanni Bozzuto was a soldier in Naples in 1384; and Giovanni Battista Bozzola was an editor in Brescia during the 15th century.

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Bozzo Spelling Variations


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Bozzo Spelling Variations



Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristi c. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations. The recorded spellings of Bozzo include Bozzo, Bozzano, Bozino, Bozio, Bozza, Bozzola, Bozzuto, Bozzuta, Bozzelli, Bozelli, Bozzolo, Bozomo, Bozzachi, Bozzetta and many more.

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Bozzo Early History


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Bozzo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bozzo research. More information is included under the topic Early Bozzo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bozzo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times was Tommaso Bozio was a member of the nobility, an author, and a lawyer in Gubbio in 1548; Bartolomeo Bozza was a musician...

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Bozzo 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



An examination of many early immigration records reveals that people bearing the name Bozzo arrived in North America very early: Augustino Bozzano, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1878; Francesco Bozzelli, aged 29, who arrived at Ellis Island from Vasto, Italy, in 1916.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bozzo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bozzo (post 1700)



  • Willie Bozzo (b. 1952), American professional baseball player
  • Sam Bozzo (b. 1969), American film director and author
  • Gianni Baget Bozzo (1925-2009), Italian Catholic priest and politician
  • Laura Cecilia Bozzo (b. 1951), Peruvian television talk show host

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. 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. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    The Bozzo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bozzo 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 29 November 2014 at 03:17.

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