Ciccolini History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Ciccolini 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.
Early Origins of the Ciccolini family
The surname Ciccolini was 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.
Important Dates for the Ciccolini family
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Ciccolini Spelling Variations
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 Ciccolini 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.
Early Notables of the Ciccolini family (pre 1700)
Prominent among members of the family was Andrea Ciccione, Italian sculptor and architect born in Naples in the first part of the 15th century; Ludovico Cicognara, who was mayor of Sassuolo in 1493; Antonio Ciccarelli of Foligno was the secretary of Pope Boniface IX during the 16th century; Girolamo Cicala of Lecce was famous for his Latin poetry; Francesco-Bernardino Cicala, also of Lecce, was a talented poet who specialized in tragic works; Vincenzo Ciceri of Como was made count of Cerro around...
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Ciccolini migration to the United States
Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Ciccolini were among those contributors:
Ciccolini Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Francesco Ciccolini, aged 37, who immigrated to the United States from Percorolido, Italy, in 1909
- Antonio Ciccolini, aged 11, who landed in America from Orquala, Italy, in 1910
- Marinantonio Ciccolini, aged 40, who settled in America from Argusta, Italy, in 1910
- Domenico Ciccolini, aged 28, who landed in America from Pescosolido, Italy, in 1913
- Giuseppe Ciccolini, aged 26, who landed in America from Pescosolido, Italy, in 1913
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Contemporary Notables of the name Ciccolini (post 1700)
- Aldo Ciccolini (1925-2015), Italian-born, French pianist who made more than a hundred recordings for EMI-Pathé Marconi