Carpio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Carpio originated in an area of Italy, known as the Papal States. Although people were originally known only by a single name, it became necessary for people to adapt a second name to identify themselves as populations grew and travel became more frequent. The process of adopting fixed hereditary surnames was not complete until the modern era, but the use of hereditary family names in Italy began in the 10th and 11th centuries. Italian hereditary surnames were developed according to fairly general principles and they are characterized by a profusion of derivatives coined from given names. Although the most traditional type of family name found in the region of the Papal States is the patronymic surname, which is derived from the father's given name, local surnames are also found. Local names, which are the least frequent of the major types of surnames found in Italy, are derived from a place-name where the original bearer once resided or held land. Often Italian local surnames bore the prefix "di," which signifies emigration from one place to another, but does not necessarily denote nobility. The Carpio family lived in the unique region of the Papal States. Earliest records date back to 962, when Udalrico Carpegna received 24 castles in the areas of Montefeltro and Romagna from the Emperor Ottone.

Early Origins of the Carpio family

The surname Carpio was first found in the areas of Montefeltro and Romagna.

Early History of the Carpio family

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Carpio Spelling Variations

Surnames that originated in Italy are characterized by an enormous number of spelling variations. Some of these are derived from regional traditions and dialects. Northern names, for instance, often end in "o", while southern names tend to end in "i". Other variations come from the fact the medieval scribes tended to spell according to the sound of words, rather than any particular set of rules. The recorded variations of Carpio include Carpo, Carpi, Carpini, Carpine, Carpino, Carpano, Carpani, Carpinteri, Carpinto, Carpucci, Carpantieri, Carpinelli, Carpanelli, Carpinetti, Carpinoni, Carpioni, Carpegna, Carpineto, Carpeneti, Carpenino, Carpeneto, Carpenetti, Carpenè, Carpinel, Carpaneto, Carpanini, Carpanoni, Carpesani, Carpeggiani and many more.

Early Notables of the Carpio family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Francesco Carpegna, mayor of Arezzo in 1314; Domenico Carpinoni (1566-1658), an Italian painter of the Renaissance period; Giulio Carpioni (1613-1678), a Venetian painter who was famous for his classical style; Giovanni Carpucci, mayor of Reggio...
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Carpio Ranking

In the United States, the name Carpio is the 9,359th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Carpio migration to the United States +

Early North American immigration records have revealed a number of people bearing the name Carpio or a variant listed above:

Carpio Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alonso Del Carpio, who arrived in America in 1828 [2]
  • Francisco De Carpio, who landed in New Spain in 1877 [2]
  • Filomena Carpio, aged 40, who settled in America, in 1892
Carpio Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Rita Elisa Carpio, aged 21, who immigrated to the United States, in 1917
  • Calisto Carpio, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1918
  • Francisco Carpio, aged 28, who landed in America, in 1920
  • Jose Carpio, aged 31, who immigrated to the United States, in 1920
  • Ricardo Carpio, aged 30, who settled in America, in 1923
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Contemporary Notables of the name Carpio (post 1700) +

  • Patrick Carpio, American Republican politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2000
  • Teresa Victoria "T.V." Carpio (b. 1981), American singer, songwriter and actress
  • Rustica Cruz Carpio (1930-2022), Filipino actress, scholar, playwright, philanthropist, and public servant
  • Franco Carpio, Peruvian politician and a Congressman representing Lambayeque for the 2006-2011 term
  • Antonio Carpio (b. 1949), Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

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  2. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8) on Facebook
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