Dicicco History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Dicicco 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.

Early Origins of the Dicicco family

The surname Dicicco 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.

Early History of the Dicicco family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dicicco research. Another 26 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1493, 1673, 1686, 1623, 1751, 1780 and 1804 are included under the topic Early Dicicco History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dicicco 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 Dicicco 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.

Early Notables of the Dicicco family (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 Lecce was famous for his Latin poetry; Francesco-Bernardino Cicala, also of Lecce, was a talented poet who specialized in tragic works; Vincenzo Ciceri of Como was made count of Cerro around...
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United States Dicicco migration to the United States +

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

Dicicco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Domesirio DiCicco, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1892
Dicicco Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Felice DiCicco, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Gugliones, Italy, in 1907
  • Concetta Dicicco, aged 50, who settled in America from Casata Sapollinare, Italy, in 1911
  • Benedetta DiCicco, aged 62, who immigrated to the United States from S. Elia Fume Rapide, Italy, in 1912
  • Angela DiCicco, aged 27, who immigrated to America from Pacentro, Italy, in 1917
  • Antonio DiCicco, aged 40, who landed in America from Pacentro Aquila, Italy, in 1920
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Contemporary Notables of the name Dicicco (post 1700) +

  • Anthony D. "Tony" DiCicco Jr. (1948-2017), American soccer player, coach and television commentator
  • Frank DiCicco, American Democratic politician and former Councilman
  • Domenick DiCicco Jr. (b. 1963), American Republican Party politician
  • Tony DiCicco (b. 1948), American soccer player, coach, and commentator best known as the coach of the United States women's national soccer team
  • Jessica Sonya Dicicco (b. 1980), American actress, voice actress, and singer

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