Early Origins of the Fiorelli family
The surname Fiorelli 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 Fiorelli family
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Fiorelli 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 Fiorelli family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Fiorelli family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Fiorelli Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonio Fiorelli, aged 29, who landed in America from Isola Lilu, Italy, in 1906
- Achille Fiorelli, aged 16, who landed in America from Cerreto, Italy, in 1909
- Beneditta Fiorelli, aged 26, who landed in America from S. Agata, Militello, Sicily, in 1909
- Attilio Fiorelli, aged 23, who settled in America from Ferentillo, Italy, in 1912
- Annita Fiorelli, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Formello, Italy, in 1912
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Contemporary Notables of the name Fiorelli (post 1700)
- Aldo Fiorelli (1915-1983), Italian actor who appeared in around thirty films between 1938 and 1960
- Giuseppe Fiorelli (1823-1896), Italian archaeologist, known for his extensive work at Pompeii, Director of the Naples National Archaeological Museum from 1863 until his death in 1896