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The Italian surname Guzzo is of patronymic origin, deriving from a Medieval given name.

Guzzo Early Origins



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.

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Guzzo Spelling Variations


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Guzzo Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Guzzi, Guzzo, Gizzo, Guccini, Guzzoni, Guzzon and others.

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Guzzo Early History


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Guzzo Early History



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 and printed products wherever possible.

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Guzzo Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Guzzo Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 46 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Guzzo 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 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".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Guzzo (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Guzzo (post 1700)



  • Lou Guzzo, American former journalist, author, and television commentator in Seattle
  • Patrick "Patsy" Guzzo (1917-1993), Canadian gold medalist ice hockey player at the 1948 Winter Olympics
  • Raphael Gregorio Guzzo (b. 1995), Brazilian-born, Portuguese footballer
  • Garry Guzzo (b. 1941), Canadian politician, member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario (1995-2003)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    3. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
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    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.

    This page was last modified on 6 October 2016 at 19:54.

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