Guglielmo History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Guglielmo came from the Latin personal name Guglielmo or Guilielmus, which is derived from the personal name William.

Early Origins of the Guglielmo family

The surname Guglielmo was first found in Pesaro, anciently Pisaurum, a city and seaport of the Marches and capital of the province of Pesaro and Urbino.

Early History of the Guglielmo family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guglielmo research. Another 62 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1229, 1655, 1710, 1698, 1573, 1624 and 1793 are included under the topic Early Guglielmo History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Guglielmo Spelling Variations

In comparison with other European surnames, Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms. They reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each with its own distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the typical Italian surname suffix is "i", whereas in Southern Italy it is "o". Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes and church officials often spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. The spelling variations in the name Guglielmo include Guglielmi, Guglielmo, Di Guglielmo, Guglielmelli, Guglielmetti, Guglielmini, Guglielmino, Guglielmotti, Guglielmucci, Guglielmoni, Guglielmone, Ghielmi, Gilelmi, Gelmi, Gelmo, Gelmetti and many more.

Early Notables of the Guglielmo family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Domenico Guglielmini (1655 -1710), a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1698; Giulio-Cesare Gugliemi, a distinguished captain of the military in 1573, as well as Giacomo and Bernardino Guglielmi, both Philosophers in Siena. Alessandro Guglielmi was a man of letters; another Alessandro Guglielmi was Governor of Spoleto and an ambassador to various courts around Italy. Pietro Telmoni Guglielmoni was a...
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United States Guglielmo migration to the United States +

Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Guglielmo or a variant listed above:

Guglielmo Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Alfonso Guglielmo, aged 25, who landed in America, in 1892
  • Andrea Guglielmo, aged 35, who landed in America from Palermo, Italy, in 1895
  • Angelo Guglielmo, aged 41, who settled in America, in 1896
  • Angelo Guglielmo, aged 26, who immigrated to the United States, in 1897
Guglielmo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Angelo Guglielmo, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Calagiano, Italy, in 1910
  • Antonino Guglielmo, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Messian, Sicily, in 1910
  • Agostino Guglielmo, aged 18, who landed in America from Melfi, Italy, in 1911
  • Adolfo Guglielmo, aged 1, who landed in America from Castroregio, Italy, in 1912
  • Annita Guglielmo, aged 3, who landed in America from Trapani, Sicily, in 1912
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Contemporary Notables of the name Guglielmo (post 1700) +

  • Jennifer Guglielmo, American writer, historian and associate professor at Smith College
  • Thomas A. Guglielmo, American contemporary historian
  • William Guglielmo Niederland (1904-1993), German-American psychoanalyst and a pioneer in the scholarly field of psychogeography
  • Anthony "Tonny" Guglielmo, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Connecticut, 1988 (alternate), 2008; Member of Connecticut State Senate 35th District, 1993-2002 [1]
  • Dudley Anthony Guglielmo (1909-2005), American Louisiana Insurance Cmmissioner (1964 to 1972)
  • Giovanni Di Guglielmo (1886-1961), Brazilian-born Italian hematologist, best known for the discovery of acute erythroid leukemia
  • Niccolo Guglielmo Alforae, French engraver of the Baroque period, active in Rome
  • Guglielmo Spinello (b. 1941), Italian silver medalist men's light heavyweight at the 1972 Summer Olympics
  • Guglielmo Inglese (1892-1962), Italian actor, voice actor, radio personality and playwright
  • Guglielmo Pepe, French Lieutenant General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [2]

  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 20) . Retrieved from
  2. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, August 12) Guglielmo Pepe. Retrieved from on Facebook
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