Magno History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Magno family

The surname Magno was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bolgna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. 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 was in itself a family honor. They were found in 1228 in Bologna.

Early History of the Magno family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Magno research. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1442, 1355, 1435, 1499 and 1572 are included under the topic Early Magno History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Magno Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Magno, Magnaguti, Magnano, Magni, Magnini, Magno and many more.

Early Notables of the Magno family (pre 1700)

Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Magno Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Magno migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Magno Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Albin Magno, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1856 [1]
  • Alfonso Magno, who arrived in New York, NY on Jan 4, 1888, aboard the "Bolivia"
  • Valentino Magno, age 30, who arrived in New York, NY on May 15, 1893, aboard the "Bolivia"

Contemporary Notables of the name Magno (post 1700) +

  • Miguel Magno (1951-2009), Brazilian theater and television actor, director and author
  • Alexandre "Alex-Andre" Magno, Brazilian born, Emmy Award nominated choreographer and director
  • Alexander R. "Alex" Magno, Philippine political scientist and academician
  • Macedo Magno Novaes (b. 1983), Brazilian professional football player
  • Magno Sapere, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Westchester County 1st District, 1956
  • Magno Sapere, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Yonkers, New York, 1951


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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