Early Origins of the Cacciali family
The surname Cacciali 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 Cacciali family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cacciali 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 Cacciali History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Cacciali Spelling Variations
Italian surnames come in far more variations than the names of most other nationalities. Regional traditions and dialects are a decisive factor in this characteristic. For example, northern names tend to end in "o", while southern in "i". Also important, but not unique to Italy, was the fact that before dictionaries and the printing press most scribes simply spelled words according to their sounds. The predictable result was an enormous number of spelling variations
. The recorded spellings of Cacciali include Caccia, Cacciatore, Cacciatori, Caccini, Caccioni, Cacciali, Caccianti, Cacciarelli and many more.
Early Notables of the Cacciali 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 Cacciali Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Cacciali family to the New World and Oceana
Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Cacciali or a variant listed above: 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.