Early Origins of the Di gilio family
The surname Di gilio was first found in Ferrara, a city and comune in Emilia-Romagna
, northern Italy, capital city of the Province of Ferrara. History dates the city back to 753. It was at war with Venice
in 1471. It is a walled city and notable is the Church of S.Cristoforo. Knitted goods and shawls are made. 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. The Giglio family originated in Pellicciari but little is known of their early history. They became seated in Ferrara in 1184 during the Norman occupation.
Early History of the Di gilio family
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Di gilio Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Giglio, Gigli, Giglioli, Giglioni, Gigliotti and others.
Early Notables of the Di gilio family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Di gilio 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.