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The Pózzi surname is a habitational name, taken on from any of various places so named. These places names are generally thought to derive from the Italian word "pozzo," meaning "a well"

Pózzi Early Origins



The surname Pózzi 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.

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Pózzi Spelling Variations


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Pózzi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pózzi, Pozzo, Pozza, Putzu, Putzolo, Pozzato, Pozzatti, Pozzesi, Pozzaito and many more.

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Pózzi Early History


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Pózzi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pózzi research. Another 235 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1040, 1378, 1582, 1670, 1588, 1657, 1588, 1657, 1642, 1709, 1672, 1752, 1699, 1768, 1701, 1774, 1718, 1769, 1704, 1789, 1750 and 1805 are included under the topic Early Pózzi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pózzi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pózzi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-1657), an Italian scholar and patron of arts, secretary of Cardinal Francesco Barberini; Cassiano dal Pozzo (1588-1657), an Italian scholar and patron of arts; Andrea Pozzo (1642-1709) an Italian painter, architect and stage designer; Giovanni Pozzi (1672-1752)...

Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pózzi Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Pózzi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Giov Pozzi, who arrived in America in1855
  • Peter Pozzi, who arrived in California in 1875
  • Lorenzo Pozzi, who arrived in California in 1875
  • Romeo Pozzi, who came to California in 1888
  • Nazereno Pozzi, who arrived in California in 1888
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Pózzi Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alvira Pozzi, who arrived in Illinois in 1939

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pózzi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pózzi (post 1700)



  • Gianluca Pozzi (b. 1965), Italian professional tennis player
  • Nicola Pozzi (b. 1986), Italian footballer
  • Andrea Pozzi (b. 1778), Italian painter
  • Samuel Jean de Pozzi (1846-1918), French surgeon and gynecologist
  • Charles Pozzi (1909-2001), French racing driver
  • Catherine Pozzi (1882-1934), French poet and diarist

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    2. Bascapč, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    3. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Pózzi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pózzi Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 16 September 2013 at 13:44.

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