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The surname Di paola comes from the personal name Paolo, the Italian equivalent of Paul. The popularity of this name was originally due to the fact that during the Christian era, people often named their children after saints and biblical figures.

Di paola Early Origins



The surname Di paola was first found in the port city of Genoa. Early records list the physician Gherardo de Paolo, as "one of the 12 wisest men in Genoa in 1315."

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Di paola Spelling Variations


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Di paola Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Paoli, Paolo, Paola, Pauli, Poli, Polo, De Paoli, De Paolis, Paulich, Paolella, Paolillo, Paulillo, Pavolillo, Paoletti, Pauletti, Pauletto, Poletti, Poletto, Polet, Paolini, Paolin, Paolinelli, Paulini, Paulin, Polini, Pavolini, Paolucci, Paulucci, Polucci, Pauluzzi, Poluzzi, Paolicchi, Paolotti, Polotti, Polotto, Paolozzi, Paoloni, Paolone, Paulon, Poloni, Polon, Paolacci, Polacci, Paulazzi, Polazzi, Paolanti, Polato, Polesso, Paoleiri and many more.

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Di paola Early History


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Di paola Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Di paola research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1798, 1837, 1419, 1603, 1681, 1642 and 1720 are included under the topic Early Di paola History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Di paola Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Di paola Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Paolo da Firenze (d. 1419), Italian composer, theorist, and monk, a member of the Camaldolese order; Aretino Paolo, a 16th century church musician, composer, and choirmaster of the Arezzo Cathedral; Pietro Paolini (1603-1681), an Italian painter of the Baroque period...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Di paola 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Di paola Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Angela Di Paola, aged 52, who landed in America from Palenno, in 1897
  • Accurseo Di Paola, aged 32, who landed in America from Sciana, Italy, in 1899

Di paola Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Di Paola, aged 27, who emigrated to the United States from Sciacca, in 1900
  • Amadio Di Paola, aged 30, who landed in America from Bassinciano, in 1902
  • Alfia di Paola, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Agira, in 1903
  • Anna Maria Di Paola, aged 33, who settled in America from S. Lorenzo Maggiono, in 1903
  • Alfio Di Paola, aged 24, who settled in America from Calvanico, in 1905
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Di paola (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Di paola (post 1700)



  • Damien Di Paola, American actor and producer, known for American Hustle (2013), Black Mass (2015) and Oxy-Morons (2010)
  • James Vincent DiPaola (1953-2010), American police officer and politician, Sheriff of Middlesex County, Massachusetts (1996-2010), Member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1993-1996)
  • Andrew J. DiPaola (b. 1924), American Democrat politician, Mayor of Glen Cove, New York, 1968-71; Defeated, 1963
  • Andrea Di Paola (b. 1970), Italian astronomer who has discovered a number of asteroids, eponym of the asteroid 27130 Dipaola
  • Vicente Domingo Di Paola Cammarota (b. 1923), known as Vicente Di Paola, a retired Argentine professional footballer
  • Riva Marie Di Paola (b. 1978), Canadian actress
  • Admiral Giampaolo di Paola (b. 1944), Italian naval officer and politician, Minister of Defence (2011-2013), Chairman of the NATO Military Committee (2008-2011)
  • Francesco di Paola Villadecani (1780-1861), cardinal of the Catholic Church, Archbishop of Messina (1823 to 1861)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    6. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    7. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    11. ...

    The Di paola Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Di paola 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.

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