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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 167 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1318 is 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)



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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. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    2. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    3. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    4. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    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 3 August 2012 at 10:09.

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