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Early Origins of the Caso family

The surname Caso was first found in the culturally rich region of Lombardy, where earliest records date back to the year 1126 in Milan, when Apollonio Casati was Imperial Vicar for Lotario il Sassone.

Early History of the Caso family

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Caso 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 Caso include Casa, Case, Dalla Casa, Dallacasa, Della Casa, Da Ca, Dacca, Da Cha, Dacha, Dalla Ca, Dallaca, Dalla Cha, Dallacha, Casella, Casello, Caselli, Casèl, Casiello, Casillo, Casetta, Casati, Casselli, Casetti, Casèt, Casina, Casine, Casino, Casini, Casola, Casolla, Casol, Casotti, Casone, Casoni, Cason, Casacchia, Casaccia, Casacci, Casassa, Casazza, Casabianca, Casablanca, Cabianca, Casabassa, Cabassa, Casabella, Cabella, Casabona, Cabona, Caboni, Casagrande, Casagrandi, Casamassima, Casanova, Canova, Casavecchia and many more.

Early Notables of the Caso family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was members of the Casati family of Milan during the late 13th century, who owned many castles and vast amounts of land. Other bearers of the name include Conte Casati, who was a Cardinal, and Giovannino Casati, who was mayor of Piacenza in 1350. Jaime de Casanova (c.1435-1504), a Spanish Roman Catholic cardinal; Pietro Casola (1427-1507), a Catholic Canon, born to a noble Italian family in Milan; Giovanni della Casa (1503-1556) was an author and prelate born near Florence appointed arch-bishop of Benevento. Cherubino Casati was a priest in Milan around 1550...
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United States Caso migration to the United States +

Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Caso or a variant listed above:

Caso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Juan Caso, who arrived in America in 1814 [1]
  • Marcos De Caso, who landed in America in 1816 [1]
  • Rafael De Caso, aged 27, who arrived in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • Luis Caso, aged 20, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1829 [1]
  • M Caso, aged 50, who landed in New Orleans, La in 1842 [1]
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Contemporary Notables of the name Caso (post 1700) +

  • Anthony "Tony" Caso (b. 1980), American pop music recording artist, active in the 1980s and later actor, known for Bobby G. Can't Swim (1999), The Green Flash (1988) and Goodfellas (1990)
  • Vincent "Vince" Caso (b. 1991), American actor and entrepreneur, known for his work on The Guild (2007) and Humble Pie (2007)
  • Ralph George Caso (1917-1998), American politician, Republican Party Nominee for Lieutenant Governor of New York in 1974
  • Laurence Caso, American five-time Daytime Emmy Award nominated television producer, Executive Producer of CBS Daytime's As the World Turns from 1988-1995
  • Domenico Caso (b. 1954), Italian professional football coach and a former player
  • Ángeles Caso (b. 1959), Spanish journalist, translator and writer
  • Javier Enrique Caso Ravelo (b. 1986), Mexican footballer
  • Beatriz Caso Lombardo (1929-2006), Mexican sculptor
  • Carmen Rosa Caso Sierra (b. 1981), Dominican Republic two-time gold and four-time bronze medalist volleyball player
  • Alfonso Caso y Andrade (1896-1970), Mexican archaeologist who made important contributions to pre-Columbian studies in Mexico

  1. 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