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The surname Fuscaldo came from the personal name Fosco, which derives from the Latin word "fuscus," meaning "dark." It is likely that the name was used as a nickname for someone who had a dark complexion.

Fuscaldo Early Origins



The surname Fuscaldo 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.

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Fuscaldo Spelling Variations


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Fuscaldo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Foschi, Fuchi, Fusco, Foschini, Fuscoli, Fuschillo, Fuscconi, Fuscone, Foscari, Fosccarini, Foscarin, Foscato, Foschieri, Foski and many more.

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Fuscaldo Early History


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Fuscaldo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fuscaldo research. Another 334 words (24 lines of text) covering the year 1876 is included under the topic Early Fuscaldo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fuscaldo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fuscaldo Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Fuscaldo 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: Nazzareno Foschi, who arrived on the S.S. Italia from Naples, arriving at Port of New York on 2 March 1913.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    2. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    3. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    4. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    10. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
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    The Fuscaldo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fuscaldo 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 3 December 2012 at 14:48.

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