Ciccone History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Ciccone 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 Ciccone family

The surname Ciccone 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.

Early History of the Ciccone family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ciccone research. Another 26 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1493, 1673, 1686, 1623, 1751, 1780 and 1804 are included under the topic Early Ciccone History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Ciccone 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 Ciccone 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 Ciccone 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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United States Ciccone migration to the United States +

Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Ciccone were among those contributors:

Ciccone Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Antonio Ciccone, who arrived in New York, NY in 1893
Ciccone Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Alfonsina Ciccone, aged 21, who immigrated to the United States from Eeora, Italy, in 1906
  • Andrea Ciccone, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States from S. Demetrio, Italy, in 1906
  • Anna Ciccone, aged 9, who settled in America from Gesra, Italy, in 1906
  • Angiolina Ciccone, aged 19, who landed in America from Teora, Italy, in 1907
  • Angeladea Ciccone, aged 20, who landed in America from Rosburgo, Italy, in 1910
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Ciccone (post 1700) +

  • Don Ciccone (1946-2016), American singer, songwriter and musician, founding member of the pop group The Critters
  • Frank A. Ciccone III (b. 1947), American politician, Member of the Rhode Island Senate (2005-)
  • Tony "Mopar" Ciccone (b. 1960), American film editor
  • Christopher G. Ciccone (b. 1960), American artist, film director, artistic director, dancer, best selling author, and interior and furniture designer
  • Anthony "Sonny" Ciccone (b. 1934), American New York mobster and a captain of the Gambino crime family
  • Madonna Louise Ciccone (b. 1958), birth name of "Madonna," American Golden Globe Award actress, recording artist and entrepreneur, ranked number two on Billboard Hot 100 All-Time Top Artists
  • Samuel L. Ciccone, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Hamden, 1946, 1948 [1]
  • Rosemary Ciccone, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980 [1]
  • Margaret Ciccone, American politician, Mayor of Superior, Wisconsin, 2000 [1]
  • Angelo Ciccone (b. 1980), Italian silver and two-time bronze medalist amateur road and track cyclist
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Halifax Explosion
  • Mr. Matteo  Ciccone (1894-1917), Canadian resident from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada who died in the explosion [2]
Hillcrest Coal Mine
  • Mr. Eugenio Ciccone (1894-1914), Italian Bucker from Carrufo, L'Aquila, Italy who worked in the Hillcrest Coal Mine, Alberta, Canada and died in the mine collapse [3]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 17) . Retrieved from
  2. ^ Halifax Explosion Book of Remembrance | Maritime Museum of the Atlantic. (Retrieved 2014, June 23) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ List Of Miners - Hillcrest Mine Disaster Data. (Retrieved 2014, June 24) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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