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Where did the Italian Cicco family come from? What is the Italian Cicco family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cicco family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cicco family history?The surname Cicco came from the personal name Cicco, which is found in southern Italy and the Venetian region as a popular and affectionate form of the name Francesco.
In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Cicco include Cicco, Cicchi, De Cicco, D'Accico, Daccico, Cicchello, Cicchelli, Cicchella, Ciccarello, Ciccarelli, Ciccarella, Ciccariello, Cicchetto, Cicchetti, Cicchitto, Cicchino, Cicchini, Ciccolo, Ciccolino, Ciccolini, Coccolone, Coccoloni, Ciccolella, Ciccotto, Ciccotti, Ciccotta, Cicconi, Ciccone, Ciccaglione, Ciccaglioni, Ciccalotti, Ciccarese, Ciccaresi, Ciccarino, Ciccarini, Ciccarone, Ciccaroni, Cichetti, Cicutto, Cicala, Cicconetti, Cicalotti, Ciceri, Cicero, Cicera, Cicinelli, Cicogna, Ciconi and many more.
First found in Piedmont (Italian: Piemonte, Piedmontese and Occitan: Piemont.) Earliest records date back to the year 1112, when Pompeo Cicala was a valiant soldier in the city of Genoa.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cicco research. Another 262 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1493, 1623, 1673, 1686, 1751, 1780, and 1804 are included under the topic Early Cicco History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 162 words(12 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cicco Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Cicco were among those contributors:
Cicco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Cicco Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Cicco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cicco 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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