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Multiple Origins for the Surname Marotta


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Marotta Early Origins



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.

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Marotta Spelling Variations


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Marotta Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Marincola, Maroncella, Marincella, Maroncola and others.

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Marotta Early History


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Marotta Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Marotta research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1291, 1300, 1523, 1580, 1700, 1565 and 1641 are included under the topic Early Marotta History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Marotta Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Marotta Early Notables (pre 1700)



By the end of the 15th century, southern Italy was known as the Kingdom of Naples, ruled by the house of Aragon. By the early eighteenth century, the Austrians had gained much of the region, under the rule of the Austrian emperor Kales VI. However, in 1734, Spaniard Don Carlos defeated...

Another 70 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Marotta 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:

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 setted in Wisconsin in 1913
  • Frank Marotta, who setted in Wisconsin in 1917

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Contemporary Notables of the name Marotta (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Marotta (post 1700)



  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    9. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
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    The Marotta Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Marotta 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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