The surname Caccia 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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Caccia 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 Caccia History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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 Caccia include Caccia, Cacciatore, Cacciatori, Caccini, Caccioni, Cacciali, Caccianti, Cacciarelli and many more.
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 Caccia Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.