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Early Origins of the Desio family

The surname Desio was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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 was in itself a family honor.

Early History of the Desio family

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Desio Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Desiderio, Desideri, Desiderii and others.

Early Notables of the Desio family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Desio family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: those who arrived along the east coast of North America.

Contemporary Notables of the name Desio (post 1700)

  • Count Ardito Desio (1897-2001), Italian explorer, mountain climber, geologist, and cartographer
  • Hermes Aldo Desio (b. 1970), Argentine retired footballer

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