Gioffre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Gioffre family
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.
Early History of the Gioffre family
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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.
Early Notables of the Gioffre 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 the Austrians, and the region came under Spanish rule once more. In 1799, the French...
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Gioffre migration to the United States +
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Gioffre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Giuseppe Gioffre, aged 19, who immigrated to the United States, in 1896
Gioffre Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Antonino Gioffre, aged 17, who immigrated 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
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