Early Origins of the Fior family
The surname Fior was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna
Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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 was in itself a family honor.
Early History of the Fior family
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Fior Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Fiori, Fioa, Fior, Fiorello, Floris, Flores, Dal Fiore, Dalla Fior, Di Fiore, La Fiore, Fiorelli, Fiorella, Fiorita, Fiorito, Fioruzzi, Fioroni, Fiorato, Fiorese, Fiordigiglio, Fiordalisa, Fiordelisi, Dal Fiore, Fiorellino and many more.
Early Notables of the Fior family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fior family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alonso Flores, who settled in Mexico in 1539; Michael Floris, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1739; Antonio Floris, who arrived in New Orleans in 1831.