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Ciaravolo Early Origins



The surname Ciaravolo was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. In those ancient times only persons of rank, the podesta, clergy, city officials, army officers, artists, landowners were entered into the records. 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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Ciaravolo Spelling Variations


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Ciaravolo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ciralo, Ceraulo, Ceravolo, Ciraola, Ciravolo, Ciaravolo, Ceraulo, Ceravolo, Cerioli and many more.

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Ciaravolo Early History


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Ciaravolo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ciaravolo research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1479 and 1591 are included under the topic Early Ciaravolo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ciaravolo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ciaravolo Early Notables (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...

Another 59 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Ciaravolo 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: Michael Cario, who settled in New York, NY in 1728; and Antonio Cerio, who came to New York in 1895.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Ciaravolo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Ciaravolo (post 1700)



  • Rev. Ronald Ciaravolo, American pastor of The Church of the Holy Rosary, New York
  • Vincenzo Ciaravolo, Italian sailor from Torre del Greco, recipient of the Gold Medal of Military Valor

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    5. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    6. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    9. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Ciaravolo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ciaravolo 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 12 January 2015 at 16:03.

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