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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lazar, Lazzarin, Lazzarini, Lazzarino, Lazzaro, Lazzaron, Lazzarone, Lazzaroni, Lazzarotti, Lazzeretti, Lazzeri, Lazzerini, Lazzero, Lazzeroni, Lazata, Lazzar, Lazzer and many more.
First found in Padua (Italian: Padova, Latin: Patavium, Venetian: Padoa), on the Bacchiglione River, capital of the province of Padua. In 1175, the citizens elected the D'Este family as podesta but in 1275 Frederick II took over. The powerful families of D'Este, Camposampiero and Da Romano were the large influences. The city is rich in art, museums and galleries. Many churches exhibit works of the masters. 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 history goes back to 948 a Frenchwoman married Pietro Lanswier a valorous captain for Ludovico II. She held Castle Alfano. Daniele e Palamede was a captain for Phillipe, King of France in 1318.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lazzarino research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lazzarino History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Gaspan Lazar, who was naturalized in Mobile, Alabama in 1868; Georgi Lazar, who arrived in Boston in 1906; Maria Lazar, who came to Galveston, Texas in 1906.
The lazzarino Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lazzarino 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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