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Gioffre Early Origins



The surname Gioffre was first found in Naples, (Italian: Napoli, Latin: Neapolis) former capital of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies in southern Italy; it is the chief city of the province of Naples. It shares with Instanbul 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.

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Gioffre Spelling Variations


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Gioffre Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Goffredo, Goffredi, Gioffredo, Gioffredi, Golfredo, Golfredi, Gioffreda, Giuffreda, Iofrida, Giuffie, Freda, Loffredo, Loffreda, Gioffre and many more.

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Gioffre Early History


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Gioffre Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Gioffre research. Another 115 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1318, 1507, 1547, 1531, 1547, 1635, 1701, 1698 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Gioffre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Gioffre Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Gioffre Early Notables (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 80 words (6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Gioffre 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 were:

Gioffre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Giuseppe Gioffre, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States, in 1896

Gioffre Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Antonino Gioffre, aged 17, who emigrated to the United States from S. Procosno, Italy, in 1913
  • Domenico Gioffre, aged 16, who settled in America, in 1914
  • Santa Gioffre, aged 23, who landed in America from Scilla, Sicily, in 1914
  • Giuseppe Gioffre, aged 41, who landed in America from S. Enfemia, Italy, in 1916
  • Mariangela Gioffre, aged 20, who landed in America from Seminaro, Italy, in 1916
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    8. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    11. ...

    The Gioffre Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Gioffre 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 1 November 2017 at 07:47.

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