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The roots of the Manzoni surname are the late word "manzo," meaning an "ox." It has been suggested that the name may have originally been a nickname for someone who resembled and ox, or had the tame character of an ox. Or, it may have been an occupational name for someone who worked with oxen.

Manzoni Early Origins



The surname Manzoni was first found in Sardinia (Italian: Sardegna, Sardinian: Sardigna), the second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. The original inhabitants were Sicels. The Greeks colonized in 735 B. C. Phoenician settlements began in 6th century. Carthaginians arrived 410. Romans arrived, then the Saracens. Then the Norman Conquest said to be Sicily's brightest hour, 1057 A.D and taking 35 years. They made Sicilians the leading Maritimes power in the Mediterranean, and King Roger of Sicily one of the greatest Kings in Europe. From Sicily they invaded Greece. 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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Manzoni Spelling Variations


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Manzoni Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Manzoni, Manzano, Manzelli, Manzi, Manzina, Manzini, Manzoli, Manzolinil, Manzolino and many more.

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Manzoni Early History


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Manzoni Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Manzoni research. Another 343 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1427, 1530, and 1681 are included under the topic Early Manzoni History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Manzoni Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Manzoni Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Manzoni 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:

Manzoni Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Emma Manzoni, who arrived in New York, NY on Feb. 25, 1884, aboard the "Vincenzo Florio"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Manzoni (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Manzoni (post 1700)



  • Alessandro Francesco Tommaso Manzoni (1785-1873), Italian poet and novelist
  • Giacomo Manzoni (b. 1932), Italian composer
  • Piero Manzoni (1933-1963), Italian artist
  • Sir Herbert John Baptista Manzoni CBE MICE (1899-1972), British civil engineer

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Manzoni Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    3. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    4. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    9. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Manzoni Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Manzoni 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 20 February 2015 at 06:00.

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