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Maffi Early Origins



The surname Maffi was first found in Florence (Italian: Firenze), originally the capital of Tuscany, then capital of the kingdom of Italy. On the River Arno there are numerous Florentine Churches, Museums, Galleries. It dates back to 313 A.D. The history is complex and turbulent. The de' Medici family are the notables. They were expelled in 1494 but they returned in 1512, out in 1527 and then returned. 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.

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Maffi Spelling Variations


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Maffi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Maffei, Maffetti, Maffi, Maffioretti, Maffetto, Maffettini and many more.

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Maffi Early History


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Maffi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maffi research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1030, 1549, 1570, 1606, 1824, 1514, 1553, 1549, 1521, 1583, 1533, 1603, 1605, 1660, 1662, 1730, 1653, 1716, 1675 and 1755 are included under the topic Early Maffi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Maffi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Maffi Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Bernardino Maffei (1514-1553), an Italian archbishop and cardinal, Bishop of Massa Marittima, then Archbishop of Chieti, and on 8 April 1549; Marcantonio Maffei (1521-1583), an Italian Roman Catholic bishop and cardinal; Giovanni Pietro Maffei (1533-1603), also anglicized as John Peter Maffei, an Italian Jesuit...

Another 65 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maffi 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 were:

Maffi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Papueale Maffi, who arrived in Dallas Co. TX in 1887
  • P. G. Maffi, who came to Dallas Co. TX in 1887

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Contemporary Notables of the name Maffi (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Maffi (post 1700)



  • Luisa Maffi, American pioneer and leading thinker in the field of biocultural diversity

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Maffi Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    4. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    5. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    6. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    7. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    8. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    9. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
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    The Maffi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Maffi 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 26 January 2015 at 08:12.

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