× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more


The distinguished surname Maffini can be traced back to the ancient and beautiful region of Piedmont. The most common type of family name found in the region of Piedmont is the patronymic surname, derived from the father's given name. The surname Maffini came from the personal name Matteo, which is the Italian form of the English Matthew. Ultimately, the name was inIn Hebrew, and meant "gift of God." This name was adopted into Latin as both Matthias and Matthaeus. During the medieval era, the personal name Matteo became popular as people often named their children after popular saints in the hopes that the child would enjoy that saint's patronage in later life.

Early Origins of the Maffini family


The surname Maffini was first found in Abruzzi, a region in central Italy. 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.

Close

Early History of the Maffini family

Expand

Early History of the Maffini family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Maffini research.
Another 297 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1500, 1188, 1586, 1643, 1643, 1753, 1779, 1792, 1832, 1833, 1480, 1501, 1577, 1640, 1694, 1350, 1675, 1672, 1750 and 1863 are included under the topic Early Maffini History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Maffini Spelling Variations

Expand

Maffini Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Mattei, Mattedi, Matteini, Matteis, Matteo, Matteolli, Matteoni, Matteotti, Matteucci, Matteuzzi, Mattussi, Mattuzzi, Mattouzzi, Mattevi, Mattia, Mattiassi, Mattiato, Mattiazzi, Mattiello, Mattioni, Mattiuzzi, Mattissi, Mattucci, Matussi and many more.

Close

Early Notables of the Maffini family (pre 1700)

Expand

Early Notables of the Maffini family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the family was Mattiolo Mattioli (died 1480), Italian author, professor of philosophy and medicine; Pietro Andrea Mattioli (1501-1577), Italian herbalist; and Ercole Antonio Mattioli (1640-1694), Italian minister; Lapo Mazzei, a humanist and public official in Prato in 1350. Luigi Mattei (died 1675) was an Italian military General...
Another 114 words (8 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Maffini Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Migration of the Maffini family to the New World and Oceana

Expand

Migration of the Maffini family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Matteis, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1741; Giacomo Mattei and Aynese Matteo, who both arrived on the S.S. Vincenzo Florio from Palermo in New York City in 1881.

Close

Maffini Family Crest Products

Expand

Maffini Family Crest Products



Close

See Also

Expand

See Also


Sign Up

  


FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
House of Names on Facebook
Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
Houseofnames on Pinterest