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Fuscaldo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Fuscaldo family

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.

Early History of the Fuscaldo family

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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.

Early Notables of the Fuscaldo family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Fuscaldo family to the New World and Oceana

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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