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Grillo Early Origins



The surname Grillo was first found in both northwestern and southern Italy, in the regions of Liguria in the northwest, and Campania in the South. The surname Grillo is of a local origin, meaning "of Grille," the name of several places in Italy.

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Grillo Spelling Variations


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Grillo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grillo, Grilli, Grille and others.

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Grillo Early History


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Grillo Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grillo research. Another 265 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1576 is included under the topic Early Grillo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grillo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grillo Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grillo 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:

Grillo Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Domingo Grillo, who came from the Canary Islands to Louisiana in 1778

Grillo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Grillo, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1812
  • Ferdinand Grillo, who arrived in New York in 1819
  • Ferdinand Grillo, who was listed as a resident alien enabled to hold land in New York in 1819
  • James Grillo, who landed in Mississippi in 1844
  • Samuel I Grillo, who arrived in Mississippi in 1858

Grillo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Nicolo Grillo, who landed in New York in 1904

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Contemporary Notables of the name Grillo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Grillo (post 1700)



  • Michael Grillo, American Academy Award nominated assistant director and producer, known for The Deer Hunter (1978), Silverado (1985) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Janet Grillo, American Primetime Emmy Award winning producer and director, known for Fly Away (2011), Pump Up the Volume (1990) and Spanking the Monkey (1994)
  • Chuck Grillo (b. 1939), American former ice hockey executive, General Manager of the San Jose Sharks (1992-1996)
  • Edward "Danny" Grillo (1934-1978), American mobster, member of a Gambino crime family
  • Frank Grillo (b. 1963), American award winning actor, known for his roles in Warrior (2011), The Grey (2011) and Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)
  • Casey Grillo (b. 1976), American drummer for the band Kamelot
  • Thomas Grillo, American politician, Candidate in primary for Mayor of Warren, Michigan, 2007
  • Lorraine Grillo, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1988
  • John M. Grillo, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1974
  • Carl F. Grillo, American politician, Representative from New York 14th District, 1982, 1990; Presidential Elector for New York, 1992
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    2. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    3. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    8. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
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    The Grillo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grillo 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 24 August 2016 at 10:19.

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