Show ContentsMariotti History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The name Mariotti is a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Mauro, which is itself derived from the Latin name Maurus. Patronymic surnames were created from the name of the bearer's father or relative, and gradually during the Middle Ages, these names became fixed hereditary surnames.

Early Origins of the Mariotti family

The surname Mariotti was first found in Modena (Etruscan: Mutna; Latin: Mutina; Modenese: Mòdna), around the year 1179.

Early History of the Mariotti family

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Mariotti Spelling Variations

Italian surnames have a surprising number of forms in comparison with other European surnames because they reflect the regional variations and the many dialects of the Italian language, each of which has its distinctive features. For example, in Northern Italy the most standard Italian surname suffix is "I", whereas in Southern Italy the most typical surname suffix is "O". Sardinian is very different from other forms of Italian and in fact, it is considered to be its own distinct language. Additionally, spelling changes frequently occurred because medieval scribes, church officials, and the bearers of names, spelled names as they sounded rather than according to any specific spelling rules. As a consequence of the major changes in the Italian language and in the local spellings of Italian surnames that occurred over the course of history, there are numerous variations for the surname Mariotti. These spelling variations include Moro, Moras, Morasco, Morassi, Morasso, Morassut, Morassutti, Moratelli, Morati, Moratti, Moratto, Morazzi, Morero, Moreschi, Moraschi, Moresi, Moret, Moretti, Moretto, Morin, Morini, Morino, Moriotti, Moriotto, Morozzi, Morisco, Moresco, Morisi, Mori, Morimanno, Moroni, Morucchio, Morucci and many more.

Early Notables of the Mariotti family (pre 1700)

Prominent among members of the family was Giacomo Morattinni who compiled volumes of statutory laws and legislation made from the year 1050 to 1375 in the region of Forli and Siena. Later, in the 17th century, Antonio Morelli was a member of the judiciary in Modena in 1639. There was also a merchant branch of the family who lived in Venice in 1636. Lorenzo del Moro (1677-1735), was an Italian painter of the Rococo period, active mainly in his native...
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Mariotti Ranking

In the United States, the name Mariotti is the 16,841st most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1] However, in France, the name Mariotti is ranked the 6,811st most popular surname with an estimated 1,000 - 1,500 people with that name. [2]

United States Mariotti migration to the United States +

The records on immigrants and ships' passengers show a number of people bearing the name Mariotti:

Mariotti Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Adolfo Mariotti, aged 20, who landed in America from Bagni di Lucca, in 1902
  • Almachilde Mariotti, aged 26, who landed in America from Rome, Italy, in 1908
  • Albert Mariotti, aged 29, who immigrated to the United States from Bagni, Italy, in 1910
  • Alessandro Mariotti, aged 21, who immigrated to America from Mondolfo, Italy, in 1910
  • Agostino Mariotti, aged 31, who settled in America from Roccamontepiano, Italy, in 1912
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Contemporary Notables of the name Mariotti (post 1700) +

  • Steve Mariotti (b. 1953), American founder of Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE)
  • Giuseppe Mariotti (b. 1963), Italian classical pianist
  • Sergio Mariotti (b. 1946), Italian Grandmaster of chess and former national champion
  • Luigi Mariotti, Italian fighter pilot and flying ace in the Italian Royal Air Force (Regia Aeronautica Italiana), during World War II, credited with 5 aerial victories
  • Paolo Mariotti (b. 1979), Sammarinese footballer
  • Alberto Mariotti (b. 1935), retired Argentine association football player

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