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The Italian surname Cedeno derives from the word "savio," meaning "wise," or "learned;" thus it was likely originally a nickname for a wise or knowledgeable man.

Cedeno Early Origins



The surname Cedeno was first found in Venice, a city and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. An early record of this name shows that Ziliolo de Savina held the post of ducal secretary in Venice, in 1289. Another record shows the noble Savini di Siena family is on record holding lands in Sienna as early as 1355. To be recorded at this time, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

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Cedeno Spelling Variations


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Cedeno Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Savio, Savi, Savioli, Saviotti, Saviozzi, Savoldi, Savoldini, Savonarola and many more.

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Cedeno Early History


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Cedeno Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cedeno research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1627, 1862, 1796, 1639 and 1677 are included under the topic Early Cedeno History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cedeno Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cedeno Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cedeno Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Chally Savini, who settled in Philadelphia in 1816; Peter Savio, who arrived in Indiana sometime between 1856 and 1904; Carmenussio Savino, who came to New York sometime between 1884 and 1905.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cedeno (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cedeno (post 1700)



  • L. Cedeño (b. 1967), American indie pop and rock musician and recording artist
  • José Dimas Cedeño Delgado (b. 1933), Roman Catholic archbishop of the Archdiocese of Panama (1994 to 2010)
  • Dario Cedeño (b. 1991), Ecuadorian football defender
  • Rubén Cedeño (b. 1952), Venezuelan musician, writer and speaker on metaphysical subjects
  • Juan Cedeño (b. 1983), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Margarita Cedeño de Fernández, Vice-President and former First Lady of the Dominican Republic (2004-2012)
  • Jean Carlos Cedeño (b. 1985), Panamanian footballer
  • Melwin Cedeño (b. 1964), Puerto Rican actor and comedian
  • Frank Cedeno, Filipino-English former boxer, WBC Flyweight Champion, The Ring Flyweight Champion (1983-1984)
  • Domingo Antonio Cedeño Donastorg (b. 1968), Dominican Republic Major League Baseball former infielder
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    2. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    8. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Cedeno Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cedeno Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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