Capone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Capone family
The surname Capone was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy, and chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records.
Important Dates for the Capone family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Capone research. Another 136 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1550, 1582, 1659, 1621, 1645, 1629, 1659, 1649, 1659, 1560, 1774 and 1810 are included under the topic Early Capone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Capone Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Caputa, Caputo, Caputi, Capone, Capo, Caponi, Caponio, Capoccia, Capozzolo, Capocetti, Caponetti and many more.
Early Notables of the Capone family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated the Austrians, and the region came under Spanish rule once more. In 1799, the French invaded Naples and in 1806, Napoleon's brother Joseph was made king, but this hold on Italy was not to last. In 1813 the Congress Of Vienna restored pre- Napoleonic rule...
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Capone migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Capone Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Capone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Almerindo Capone, aged 21, who immigrated to America from Torre Nocelli, in 1899
Capone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Alestio Capone, aged 25, who settled in America from Pratololerra, Italy, in 1904
- Amelia Capone, aged 8, who landed in America from Torre le Nocelle, Avellino, in 1908
- Alessandro Capone, aged 20, who immigrated to the United States from Montella, Italy, in 1910
- Agoreta Capone, aged 40, who settled in America from Battifesglia, Italy, in 1910
- Almerindo Capone, aged 29, who landed in America from Civita C., Italy, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Capone (post 1700)
- Warren Capone (b. 1951), professional American football linebacker
- Ralph "Bottles" Capone Sr. (1894-1974), American Chicago mobster and an older brother of Al Capone
- Frank Capone (1895-1924), Chicago mobster who participated in the attempted takeover of Cicero, Illinois by his brother Al Capone
- Dominic Capone (b. 1975), American actor and producer and great-nephew of Al Capone
- Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone (1899-1947), Italian-American gangster who led a Prohibition-era crime syndicate
- Sheila Capone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1996 
- Francesco Capone, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008 
- Alfred F. Capone, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1996 
- Ade Capone (1958-2015), Italian comic book writer
- Claudio Capone (1952-2008), Italian film and television programme narrator
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