Cacciotti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Cacciotti family
The surname Cacciotti 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.
Important Dates for the Cacciotti family
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Cacciotti 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 Cacciotti include Caccia, Cacciatore, Cacciatori, Caccini, Caccioni, Cacciali, Caccianti, Cacciarelli and many more.
Early Notables of the Cacciotti 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 the late 16th century; Pompeo Caccini was a painter in Florence whose works include Saint Trinity, which is in the Strozzi Chapel in Florence still today; Alessandro Cacciatore of Milan, was a theologian who dedicated his life to the...
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Cacciotti migration to the United States
Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Cacciotti or a variant listed above:
Cacciotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Agostino Cacciotti, aged 44, who settled in America from Carpineto, in 1902
- Angelo Cacciotti, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from Carpineto, in 1902
- Angelo Cacciotti, aged 23, who landed in America from Carpineto, Roma, in 1908
- Americo Cacciotti, aged 16, who settled in America from Caspineto, Italy, in 1912
- Alessandra Cacciotti, aged 28, who landed in America from Isola Liri, Italy, in 1913
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