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Masso Early Origins



The surname Masso was first found in Bolgna (Latin: Bononia), the largest city and the capital of Emilia-Romagna Region. The famous University of Bologna was founded in the 11th century, by the 13th century the student body was nearly 10,000. Dante and Petrarch studied there. Tisso was tried there for 1564 for writing satirical poems. Bologna naturally, is famous for its sausages. But many noted scholars were born there. Mussolini was first found in 1279, viscounts in 1403, and again with estates and titles in 1415. 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.

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Masso Spelling Variations


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Masso Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mussolini, Musolini, Mussollini, Musselini and others.

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Masso Early History


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Masso Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Masso research. Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1141, 1618, 1511 and 1574 are included under the topic Early Masso History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Masso Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Masso Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Niccolò Musso (active 1618), an Italian painter of the Baroque period. He is said to have trained or worked under...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Masso 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:

Masso Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Ferdinand Masso, who settled in Illinois in 1877

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Contemporary Notables of the name Masso (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Masso (post 1700)



  • Don Facundo Bacardi Masso, who emigrated from Spain to Santiago, Cuba in 1829, where he began producing Bacardi Rum, in 1862

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    2. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    3. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    6. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    7. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Masso Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Masso 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 29 September 2015 at 08:09.

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