Briccaliani History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Briccaliani family
The surname Briccaliani was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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. In Florence they held a family seat at Terranova in Valdarno in 1455.
Early History of the Briccaliani family
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Briccaliani Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Braccioloni, Bracciolini, Braccalioni, Brigiliano, Braccaliani and many more.
Early Notables of the Briccaliani family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Briccaliani family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Dario Braccaloni, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island from Pisa, in 1900; and Santa Braccaloni, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island from Bagni S. Giuliano, Italy, in 1913..