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The surname Cicero 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.

Cicero Early Origins



The surname Cicero 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.

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Cicero Spelling Variations


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Cicero 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 Cicero 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.

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Cicero Early History


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Cicero Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cicero research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1493, 1673, 1686, 1623, 1751, 1780 and 1804 are included under the topic Early Cicero History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cicero Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cicero Early Notables (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...

Another 112 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Cicero 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



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

Cicero Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Cicero, who landed in Virginia in 1722

Cicero Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Juan Antonio Cicero, aged 25, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1847
  • Man Cicero, aged 23, landed in New Orleans, La in 1847

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cicero (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cicero (post 1700)



  • Noah Cicero (b. 1980), American novelist, short-story writer, and poet
  • Joseph Francis Cicero (1910-1983), American Major League Baseball backup outfielder
  • David John Cicero (b. 1970), American singer and keyboardist
  • Michael J. Cicero, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Queens County 4th District, 1964
  • Frank Cicero Jr. (b. 1935), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention 1st District, 1969-70; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Illinois, 1972
  • Andrea Lo Cicero Vaina (b. 1976), Italian rugby union footballer
  • Roger Marcel Cicero Ciceu (1970-2016), German jazz and pop musician
  • Raúl Cicero (1926-1960), Mexican fencer at the 1960 Summer Olympics
  • Roger Marcel Cicero Ciceu (b. 1970), German jazz musician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    7. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
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    The Cicero Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cicero 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 29 March 2016 at 10:11.

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