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The name Gigliotti came from the Latin personal name Guglielmo or Guilielmus, which is derived from the personal name William.

Gigliotti Early Origins



The surname Gigliotti was first found in Pesaro, anciently Pisaurum, a city and seaport of the Marches and capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino.

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Gigliotti Spelling Variations


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Gigliotti Spelling Variations



In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Gigliotti include Guglielmi, Guglielmo, Di Guglielmo, Guglielmelli, Guglielmetti, Guglielmini, Guglielmino, Guglielmotti, Guglielmucci, Guglielmoni, Guglielmone, Ghielmi, Gilelmi, Gelmi, Gelmo, Gelmetti and many more.

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Gigliotti Early History


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Gigliotti Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gigliotti research. Another 123 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1229, 1655, 1710, 1698, 1573, 1624 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Gigliotti History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gigliotti Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gigliotti Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Domenico Guglielmini (1655 -1710), a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1698; Giulio-Cesare Gugliemi, a distinguished captain of the military in 1573, as well as Giacomo and Bernardino Guglielmi, both Philosophers in Siena. Alessandro Guglielmi was a man of letters; another Alessandro Guglielmi was...

Another 83 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gigliotti 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



Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Gigliotti or a variant listed above:

Gigliotti Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Angelo Gigliotti, aged 24, who emigrated to America from Colosimi, in 1898

Gigliotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Angelo Gigliotti, aged 25, who landed in America from Nicastro, in 1901
  • Angelo Gigliotti, aged 22, who landed in America from Decollatna, Italy, in 1904
  • Angelo Gigliotti, aged 38, who settled in America from Italy, in 1904
  • Angela Gigliotti, aged 33, who landed in America from Nicastro, Italy, in 1904
  • Angelina Gigliotti, aged 13, who settled in America from Motto S. Lucia, in 1904
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Gigliotti (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Gigliotti (post 1700)



  • Gilbert L. Gigliotti (b. 1961), American professor of early American literature at Central Connecticut State University
  • Anthony Gigliotti (d. 2001), American classical clarinet player
  • Donna Gigliotti (b. 1955), two-time Academy Award winning, two-time BAFTA award winning American film producer
  • Frank J. Gigliotti (b. 1942), American politician, former member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives
  • Lou Gigliotti, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 2012
  • Joseph Gigliotti, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2000
  • Frank P. Gigliotti, American Republican politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Oneida County 1st District, 1935
  • Dominick J. Gigliotti, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Calumet City, Illinois, 2003
  • David Gigliotti (b. 1985), French footballer
  • Emanuel Gigliotti (b. 1987), Argentine football forward

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    2. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    4. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    8. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    9. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gigliotti Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gigliotti 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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