Early Origins of the Mazara family
The surname Mazara was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The original inhabitants were Sicels. The Greeks colonized in 735 B.C. Phoenician settlements began in 6th century. Carthaginians arrived 410. Romans
arrived, then the Saracens. Then the Norman Conquest
said to be Sicily's brightest hour, 1057 A.D. and taking 35 years. They made Sicilians the leading Maritimes power in the Mediterranean, and King Roger of Sicily
one of the greatest Kings in Europe. From Sicily
they invaded Greece.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 Mazara family
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Mazara Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mazuera, Mazara, Mazzara, Mazzaresi, Mazour, Mazzari and many more.
Early Notables of the Mazara family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mazara family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mazara Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Francisco Mazara, who arrived in New York in 1832
- Wenzel Mazara, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872
- Franziska Mazara, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872
- Anna Mazara, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872
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