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The Italian surname Guzzo is of patronymic origin, deriving from a Medieval given name.
The surname Guzzo was first found in Sicily (Italian: Sicilia), the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea where a Guzzo family was on record in Catania, from 1374, when one Giovanni Gussio was in the service of King Federico III. The family is said to have come from Tolone. A branch of the family flourished in Nicosia and was granted the title of Baron of Mancipa, Passarello and Rada.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Guzzi, Guzzo, Gizzo, Guccini, Guzzoni, Guzzon and others.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Guzzo research. Another 381 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1350, 1543, 1652, 1713, 1719, 1720, 1744, and 1806 are included under the topic Early Guzzo History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guzzo Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Giuseppe Gizzo, who arrived in New York on Oct. 8, 1881, aboard the "Vincenzo"; Concesio Gizzi, who arrived in New York on March 24, 1883 aboard the "Alsatia".
The Guzzo Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Guzzo 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.
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