Giuffre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Giuffre family

The surname Giuffre 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 Giuffre family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Giuffre research. Another 84 words (6 lines of text) covering the years 1318, 1507, 1547, 1531, 1547, 1635, 1701, 1698 and 1701 are included under the topic Early Giuffre History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Giuffre 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 Giuffre 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...
Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Giuffre Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Giuffre migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Giuffre Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Anna Giuffre, aged 1, who immigrated to the United States from Italy, in 1892
Giuffre Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Antonino Giuffre, aged 17, who settled in America from S. Eufemia, Italy, in 1907
  • Biogia Giuffre, aged 22, who immigrated to America from S Caterina, Sicily, in 1909
  • Caterina Giuffre, aged 50, who immigrated to the United States from Salina, Messina, Italy, in 1910
  • Angela Giuffre, aged 33, who landed in America from Piraino, Italy, in 1911
  • Antonino Giuffre, aged 16, who immigrated to the United States from Naso, Messina, Italy, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Giuffre (post 1700) +

  • James Peter Giuffre (1921-2008), American jazz clarinet and saxophone player, composer and arranger
  • Francesco Giuffrè (b. 1972), Italian composer, film dubber, screenwriter and theatre director, son of Italian actor Carlo Giuffrè
  • Carlo Giuffrè (b. 1928), Italian film actor
  • Aldo Giuffrè (1924-2010), Italian film actor and comedian who appeared in over 90 films between 1948 and 2001


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