The surname Dimascola was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C 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. 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.
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of this family name include: Mascola, Masola, Dimascola, Demasola, Demascola, Masolo, Dimasolo, Demasolo, Demascolo, Mazzola, DeMazzola, Massolo and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: David Mascole, who came to Philadelphia in 1840; Salvatore Di Mascola, who arrived at Ellis Island
, New York in1895; and Maria Demascola of Naples, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York in 1903..