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The surname Franchino comes from the same roots as the word "Franc," which was a name for a Germanic people known as the Franks, who inhabited the lands around the Rhine River in Roman times. In the 6th century, under the leadership of Clovis I, the Frankish tribe established a substantial empire in Europe, which later developed into the Holy Roman Empire. The popularity of this name as a Medieval personal name was in part due to St. Francis of Assissi (1181-1226), the Italian religious founder of the Franciscan Order.

Franchino Early Origins



The surname Franchino was first found in Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa), although there have been noble families of this name in Bologna, Cesena, Ravenna, and Verona since the Middle Ages.

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Franchino Spelling Variations


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Franchino Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Franchini, Franchino, Francinni, Francini and others.

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Franchino Early History


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Franchino Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Franchino research. Another 284 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1450, 1477, 1517, 1580, 1625, and 1776 are included under the topic Early Franchino History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Franchino Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Franchino Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Franchino 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 or some of its variants were: Beniamino Franchini, who was on record in San Francisco in 1889; Alessandro Franchini, who arrived at Ellis Island, New York in 1898; Bertolo Franchini who arrived at Ellis Island in 1896.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Franchino (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Franchino (post 1700)



  • Joe Franchino (b. 1976), retired American soccer player who played from 1998 to 2008, Member of the United States National Team in 2000

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    2. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    3. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
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    The Franchino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Franchino 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 28 November 2014 at 10:57.

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