Marotta History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Marotta family
The surname Marotta was first found in Calabria a territorial district of Italy. Ancient Calabria was in Lecce. Modern Calabria is in the southern extremity of Italy coasting the straits of Messina. Reggio and Messina are the cities of note. This beautiful region produces wine. Olive oil and fruit. Reggio was heavily bombed during WWII because of its strategical link with Sicily. 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.
Important Dates for the Marotta family
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Marotta Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Marincola, Maroncella, Marincella, Maroncola and others.
Early Notables of the Marotta family (pre 1700)
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Marotta migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Marotta Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Gautoni Marotta, who settled in America in 1882
- Paolo Marotta, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1886
Marotta Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Dominic Marotta, who settled in Wisconsin in 1913
- Frank Marotta, who settled in Wisconsin in 1917
Contemporary Notables of the name Marotta (post 1700)
- Vincent Marotta (1924-2015), American entrepreneur, co-creator of Mr. Coffee
- Rich Marotta, American sportscaster
- Jerome David "Jerry" Marotta (b. 1956), American drummer who has played with Stevie Nicks, Peter Gabriel's band (1977–86), Hall & Oates (1979–81) and others
- Michael E. Marotta, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 8th District, 1992 
- Marc J. Marotta, American Democrat politician, Member, Rules Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 
- Alfonso Marotta (b. 1923), Italian modern pentathlete at the 1952 Summer Olympics
- Giuseppe "Beppe" Marotta (b. 1957), Italian football executive, Director General and Sports Department CEO of Italian football club Juventus
- Alessandro Marotta (b. 1986), Italian footballer
- Ugo Marotta (b. 1942), Brazilian musician, conductor, arranger and composer
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