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The surname MacAluso was first found in Umbria is both an ancient and modern district of Italy. The Umbrians date back to 1200 B. C. They were an Ayrian race. Their enemies were the Etruscans who eventually drove the Umbrians north. During the Roman period up to about 100 A.D., they were generally cordial to the Romans. It is rich in treasures of art, artifacts and relics It also now a highly industrialized section of Italy. It has its own dialect which is unique to the district. 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.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Magalocci, Megaluzzi, Megaluzzio, Magaluso, Megalocci, Macaluso and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our MacAluso research. Another 305 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1228, 1300, and 1352 are included under the topic Early MacAluso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

MacAluso Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alberto Macaluso, aged 25, who settled in America from Petralia, in 1906
  • Alberto Macaluso, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Calascibetto, Italy, in 1908
  • Alfonso Macaluso, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Palermo, Sicily, in 1910
  • Agostino Macaluso, aged 15, who landed in America from Cermini, Sicily, in 1914
  • Adele Macaluso, aged 26, who settled in America from Napoli, Italy, in 1920
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  • Leonard "Iron Legs" Macaluso, American football player and wrestler
  • Gerald 'Jerry' Macaluso (b. 1970), American sculptor, film producer and entrepreneur
  • Christie Albert Macaluso (b. 1945), American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
  • John Macaluso (b. 1968), American drummer
  • Michael Macaluso, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 35th District, 1976
  • Frank A. Macaluso Jr., American Democrat politician, Candidate for Governor of California, 2003
  • Luigi "Gino" Macaluso (1948-2010), Italian entrepreneur
  • Joseph Angelo Macaluso (b. 1931), Canadian Member of Parliament
  • Damián Macaluso (b. 1980), Uruguayan footballer
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    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    6. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    7. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    8. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The MacAluso Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The MacAluso 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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