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Early Origins of the Maranto family

The surname Maranto was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna), a city in Emilia capital of the province of Modena. It became Roman in 215 B.C. It was successfully defended by Brutus against Mark Anthony. It changed hands many times between Church and Duchy. In 1859 the inhabitants declared in favour of unity with the Kingdom of Italy. The Ducal Palace is a notable. Rich in art the city has many museums and galleries. 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.

Early History of the Maranto family

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Maranto Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Marano, Maranto, Maurano, Mauritano, Marango and many more.

Early Notables of the Maranto family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Maranto family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Francis Marano, who settled in Charles Town [Charleston], South Carolina in 1843; Peter E. Marengo, who arrived in Vermont sometime between 1854 and 1923.

Contemporary Notables of the name Maranto (post 1700)

  • Robert Maranto (b. 1958), American political scientist who holds the 21st Century Chair in Leadership at the Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas

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