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Where did the Italian Franco family come from? What is the Italian Franco family crest and coat of arms? When did the Franco family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Franco family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Defrancisco, Franaciscis, Franazesi, Franco, Franci, Francia, Francica and many more.
First found in Rome (Italian: Roma), the capital of the Kingdom of Italy. Little can be said in the space available which would do justice to the history of this beautiful city. From 1000 B.C, its history is a book of life itself. The buildings, culture, arts, cathedrals, churches, museums galleries hold untold treasures unequalled anywhere else in the world.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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Franco research. Another 193 words(14 lines of text) covering the years 1690, 1804 and 1820 are included under the topic Early Franco History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Franco Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Franco Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Franco Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Franco 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.
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