Early Origins of the Cacci family
The surname Cacci was first found in as early as the year 1152. It was in this year that Prete Caccia moved his family to Piacenza from the Lombardian city of Novara.
Early History of the Cacci family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cacci research.Another 27 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1550, 1573, 1650, 1568, 1625, 1596, 1676, 1635, 1699, 1693, 1699 and 1780 are included under the topic Early Cacci History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cacci 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 Cacci include Caccia, Cacciatore, Cacciatori, Caccini, Caccioni, Cacciali, Caccianti, Cacciarelli and many more.
Early Notables of the Cacci family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Ugolino Caccini, who was a businessman in Montecatini around 1350; Giulio Caccini of Rome was a famous composer and musician around 1550; Matteo Caccini, born in Florence in 1573, was an horticulturist; Tommaso Caccini dedicated his life to the church in... Another 129 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cacci Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cacci family to the New World and Oceana
Immigrants bearing the name Cacci or a variant listed above include: Angelo Caccia, aged 17, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Erecate, Italy, in 1912; Anna Vincenz Caccia, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Collepietro, Italy, in 1912.