Buzza History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Buzza family

The surname Buzza 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.

Early History of the Buzza family

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Buzza Spelling Variations

Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Buzza include Bozzo, Bozzano, Bozino, Bozio, Bozza, Bozzola, Bozzuto, Bozzuta, Bozzelli, Bozelli, Bozzolo, Bozomo, Bozzachi, Bozzetta and many more.

Early Notables of the Buzza family (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...
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United States Buzza migration to the United States +

Investigation of immigration and passenger lists has revealed a number of people bearing the name Buzza:

Buzza Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Joseph Buzza, (b. 1809), aged 31, English miner departing from England aboard the Ship "Royal Adelaide" arriving in the United States on 21st April 1840 [1]

Canada Buzza migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Buzza Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Ann Buzza, aged 48, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the barque "Alchymist" from Falmouth, Cornwall, England
  • Elizabeth Buzza, aged 18, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the barque "Alchymist" from Falmouth, Cornwall, England
  • George Buzza, aged 14, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the barque "Alchymist" from Falmouth, Cornwall, England
  • Edmund Buzza, aged 12, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the barque "Alchymist" from Falmouth, Cornwall, England
  • Samuel Buzza, aged 10, who arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1833 aboard the barque "Alchymist" from Falmouth, Cornwall, England
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Australia Buzza migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Buzza Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • David Buzza, aged 21, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Nile"
  • William Buzza (aged 21), a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Aliquis"
  • Mr. William Buzza, (b. 1835), aged 21, Cornish miner travelling from Plymouth, Devon, UK aboard the ship "Aliquis" arriving in Adelaide, Australia on 26th August 1856 [2]
  • Richard Buzza, aged 19, a miner, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"
  • Mr. John Buzza, (b.1810), aged 47, Cornish labourer departing from Plymouth on 4th November 1856 aboard the ship "William" arriving in Port Fairy (Belfast), Victoria, Australia on 25th January 1857 [3]
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  1. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 2018, April 30). Emigrants to New York 1820 - 1891 [PDF]. Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_new_york_1820_1891.pdf
  2. ^ The Ships List Passenger Lists Ship Aliquis (Retrieved 26th October 2018). Retrieved from http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/aliquis1856.shtml
  3. ^ Cornwall Online Parish Clerks. (Retrieved 3rd May 2018). Retrieved from http://www.opc-cornwall.org/Resc/pdfs/emigration_australia_victoria.pdf


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