(Italian: Piemonte, Piedmontese and Occitan: Piemont), a territorial division of northern Italy at the foot of the Alps consisting of the provinces of Alessandria, Cuneo, Novara and Turin. Later Aosta and Vercelli were added and still later, Asti. History is related back to 49 B.C. The house of Savoy rose in 1000 A.D. 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.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Juan Brignoni, aged 21, who arrived at Ellis Island
, in 1920; Marcel Brignoni, aged 20, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Nice, in 1905; Maria Brignoni, aged 48, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Lucerne, Italy, in 1923.