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Chirco Early Origins



The surname Chirco was first found in Calabria, a province at the southern tip of Italy which, though not on the island of Sicily was part of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies. The name is frequently found in other parts of the south of Italy, though some members of the family did move further north. Those that remained in the south kept the southern suffix "-o," while those that moved north adopted the northern convention of ending their name in "-i." Many surnames were taken from the occupation of the person who first took the name. This name is one such name, coming from the Italian word "chierico," meaning "altar boy."

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Chirco Spelling Variations


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Chirco Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Chirico, Chirici, Chirco, Chiriaco, Quirico, Quilici, De Chirico, Chirichello, Chirichella, Chiricallo, Chirchietti and many more.

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Chirco Early History


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Chirco Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chirco research. Another 299 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1420 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Chirco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chirco Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chirco Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chirco Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the $ family, who settled along the east coast of North America in the late 19th century. Giuseppe and Raffaele Chirico arrived in New York City in 1893 aboard a ship from Genoa Italy. In 1900.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Chirco (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Chirco (post 1700)



  • Joseph P. Chirco, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 12th District, 2001

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    10. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
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    The Chirco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chirco 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.

    This page was last modified on 21 October 2015 at 09:23.

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