Dorazio History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Dorazio family

The surname Dorazio was first found in Venice (Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance and late Renaissance. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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.

Early History of the Dorazio family

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Dorazio Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Dorado, Dorda, Dordoni, Dordo, Dordi, Doradoni, Doradony, Eldorado, El Dorado and many more.

Early Notables of the Dorazio family (pre 1700)

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Dorazio Ranking

In the United States, the name Dorazio is the 12,064th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Dorazio family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gutierre Dorado, who arrived in Florida in 1538; Elisabeth Dora, who came to New York, NY in 1855; Louise Dora, who settled in New York, NY in 1855; Adam Dora, who arrived in Ontario in 1871.


Contemporary Notables of the name Dorazio (post 1700) +

  • Valerie D'Orazio (b. 1974), American comic book writer, known for her work with DC Comics
  • Sante D'Orazio (b. 1956), American photographer
  • Matt D'Orazio (b. 1976), American football quarterback who played in the Arena Football League (AFL)
  • Sante D'Orazio, American photographer from Brooklyn
  • Luana D'Orazio (1998-2021), Italian film actress and model
  • Piero Dorazio (1927-2005), Italian painter, known for his work in color field painting, lyrical abstraction and other forms of abstract art
  • Joe D'Orazio (1922-2022), British professional wrestler and well known referee, presiding over bouts held in Blenheim Palace, Olympia, Cafe Royal & Lyceum Ballroom (London) and many more
  • John D'Orazio (1955-2011), Australian politician, Member of the Western Australian Parliament for Ballajura (2001-2008)
  • Joe D'Orazio (b. 1922), born Giuseppe Augusto Antonio Loreto Mario Scala, a British professional wrestler from the golden era


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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