Early Origins of the Mascolo family
The surname Mascolo was first found in Genoa (Italian: Genova), a port on the Gulf of Genoa, capital of the province of Genoa. 4th century B.C it was occupied by the Greeks, destroyed by the Carthaginians in 209 B.C and restored by Rome who made it their headquarters. They survived the Lombard and Carolingan intrusions. Were well known for their naval prowess. Shipbuilding flourished in this natural sea port. 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.
Early History of the Mascolo family
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Mascolo Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Mascola, Masola, Dimascola, Demasola, Demascola, Masolo, Dimasolo, Demasolo, Demascolo, Mazzola, DeMazzola, Massolo and many more.
Early Notables of the Mascolo family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mascolo family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Mascolo Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Domenico Mascolo, aged 40, who emigrated to the United States from Lettere, Naples, in 1906
- Gaspari Mascolo, aged 48, who emigrated to the United States from Agirola, Italy, in 1907
- Antonio Mascolo, aged 29, who landed in America from Cicciario, Italy, in 1907
- Angela Mascolo, aged 1, who emigrated to the United States from Montaperto, Italy, in 1910
- Fiorentino Mascolo, aged 29, who emigrated to America from Marzano, Italy, in 1910
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Contemporary Notables of the name Mascolo (post 1700)
- Joseph Mascolo (b. 1929), American musician and dramatic actor, best known for playing Stefano DiMera, on NBC's Days of our Lives
- Edward Mascolo, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Waterbury, 1920; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 5th District, 1928 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Gianni Mascolo (b. 1940), Italian singer from Milan
- Anthony Mascolo (b. 1965), British award winning hairdresser, creative director of TIGI