The name Gaglione, like many surnames is derived from a personal name
that was in use before surnames began to be used. The original personal name
, Gagliardo, was composed of the Germanic elements "gail," meaning "joyous" and "hard" meaning "brave."
Early Origins of the Gaglione family
The surname Gaglione was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis.) Former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy, it is now the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Istanbul the claim to be the most beautiful city in Europe. Naples has 237 Churches and 57 Chapels. The National Museum and other galleries contain riches in art and artifacts. 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.
Early History of the Gaglione family
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Gaglione Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Gagliani, Gagliano, Gagglianno, Gaggliani and many more.
Early Notables of the Gaglione family (pre 1700)
By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon
. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian
emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated... Another 66 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gaglione Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Gaglione family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gaglione Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- A. Gaglione, aged 39, who landed in America from Italy, in 1893
- A. Gaglione, aged 39, who settled in America from Italy, in 1893
Gaglione Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Angelo Gaglione, aged 39, who landed in America from Roccarainola, in 1900
- Assunsa Gaglione, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Napoli, in 1900
- Arcaugelo Gaglione, aged 14, who landed in America from Rerfla, in 1902
- Carmela Gaglione, aged 18, who landed in America from Caserta, Italy, in 1904
- Angela Gaglione, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Caserta, Italy, in 1904
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