Early Origins of the Degauanno family
The surname Degauanno was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century BC it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 BC and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. Much migration took place to South America pre WWII. 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.
Early History of the Degauanno family
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Early Notables of the Degauanno family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Degauanno family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Girolamo Daguanno, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Paceco, Italy, in 1923; Giuseppa Daguanno, aged 16, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Paceco, Sicily
, in 1920.