Early Origins of the Grazziano family
The surname Grazziano was first found in Venice
(Italian: Venezia), and seaport occupying one of the most remarkable sites of the world. Centralizing on the Grand Canal the history of the city can be traced through the different styles of architecture Byzantine, Gothic, early Renaissance
and late Renaissance
. It is rich in ancient palaces, churches, libraries, galleries, monuments, statues, treasures and artifacts. Its history is abundant in politics, art, religion, scholarship and conflict. The ducal palace was commenced in 1309. 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. The family name was originally from Lake Garda, lands anciently bestowed by the church of St. Sofia on Marco Grassoni who was the castelain of St Alberto in 1303.
Early History of the Grazziano family
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Grazziano Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Grassoni, Grassolini, Grazzani, Grazziano, Grazziano, Graciani, Gracen, Grasson and many more.
Early Notables of the Grazziano family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Grazziano family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francesco Grassoni, aged 28, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Merzano, Italy, in 1914; and Maria Antonella Grassoni, aged 33, who arrived at Ellis Island
from Ferrandino, Potenza, in 1911..