Dimauro History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The surname Dimauro came from the personal name Mauro, which is itself derived from the Latin name Maurus.

Early Origins of the Dimauro family

The surname Dimauro was first found in Milan (Italian: Milano, Milanese: Milan), the second-most populous city in Italy and the capital of Lombardy with Gandolfo Maurello, who moved his family to Sicily around 1205.

Early History of the Dimauro family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Dimauro research. More information is included under the topic Early Dimauro History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Dimauro Spelling Variations

Enormous variation in spelling and form characterizes those Italian names that originated in the medieval era. This is caused by two main factors: regional tradition, and inaccuracies in the recording process. Before the last few hundred years, scribes spelled names according to their sounds. Spelling variations were the unsurprising result. The variations of Dimauro include Mauro, Mauri, Maur, Maura, De Mauro, Di Mauro, Maurich, Mauric, Maurovic, Lo Mauro, Maurello, Mauricio, Maurigi, Mauruzi, Mauriello, Maurelli, Maurel, Maurino, Maurini and many more.

Early Notables of the Dimauro family (pre 1700)

Prominent among bearers of this family in early times was Lico Francesco Mauro, a famous mathematician during the late 15th century from Messina. Nicol Mauruzi was a very famous military Captain who was in command of the Florentine troupes and achieved the greatest victories of the 15th century. Mauro Mauri was a renowned author...
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Migration of the Dimauro family

The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Dimauro: Francesca Mauricio, who arrived in New Orleans in 1778, Rosana and Anna Mauro, who sailed aboard the SS Letimbro from Palermo to New York, arriving December 3, 1888, Antonia Mauro, arrived in New York on 25 July 1896 aboard the S.S. Olympia from Naples, and A. Delmauro, who arrived in New York in 1891 aboard the S.S. Anglia..


Contemporary Notables of the name Dimauro (post 1700) +

  • Stephen A. "Steve" DiMauro (1932-2020), American jockey, Champion trainer and successful breeder; he had 1,159 career wins
  • Theodore E. Dimauro, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1972; Mayor of Springfield, Massachusetts, 1972, 1978-83 [1]
  • Stefano DiMauro, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of North Miami Beach, Florida, 2005 [1]

Pan Am Flight 103 (Lockerbie)
  • Joyce Christine DiMauro (1956-1988), American Marketing Director from New York, New York, America, who flew aboard the Pan Am Flight 103 from Frankfurt to Detroit, known as the Lockerbie bombing in 1988 and died [2]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Pan Am Flight 103's victims: A list of those killed 25 years ago | syracuse.com. (Retrieved 2014, April 9) . Retrieved from http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2013/12/pan_am_flight_103s_victims_a_list_of_those_killed_25_years_ago.html


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