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The surname Mazzola is a common occupational name for a person who was a toolmaker. The occupational surname Mazza is derived from the Italian word mazza, which is translated as a club, hammer, mace or staff of office.

Mazzola Early Origins



The surname Mazzola was first found in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. This region incorporates the cities of Bologna, Ferrara, Forlì, Modena, Parma, Piacenza, and Ravenna. The earliest origins of this surname have been traced to the city of Reggio-Emilia, where records can be traced to Lazzaro Mazzoli, Councillor of the State in 1186. Other early records show Blasco Mazza, who was in the Cavalry in Messina in 1287, and later became the Baron of Sellia. The Mazza family of Modena entered into the ranks of nobility in 1306.

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Mazzola Spelling Variations


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Mazzola Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mazzolini, Mazzoni, Mazzono, Mazzanni, Mazzonna and others.

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Mazzola Early History


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Mazzola Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mazzola research. Another 236 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1377, 1450, 1503, 1528, 1613, and 1766 are included under the topic Early Mazzola History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mazzola Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mazzola Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the family was Filippo Mazzola, a famous painter from Parma during the late 15th century. His works can be seen in Padua, Parma, Strasburg, Naples, London, Venice, and Massachusetts. Guido Mazzoni was a famous sculptor from Modena around 1450. He is also known as "Il Paganino," and...

Another 203 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Mazzola 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 or some of its variants were: Bonifacio Mazzolini, who came to New York in 1886 aboard the "La Champagne"; Martino Mazzoli, who came to San Francisco in 1892 aboard "La Bourgogne".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazzola (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazzola (post 1700)



  • Lawrence J. Mazzola, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988 (alternate), 2000
  • Ferruccio Mazzola (1945-2013), Italian professional former footballer and manager
  • Francesco Mazzola, also known as "Il Parmigianino" because of his birthplace, was a very famous painter and etcher from Parma. He was born in 1503 and left many of his works around Florence and Parma. One of his most famous works is entitled "Nymphs Bathing"
  • Filippo Mazzola, famous painter from Parma during the late 15th century. His works can be seen in Padua, Parma, Strasburg, Naples, London, Venice, and Massachusetts

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    2. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    3. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    4. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    5. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    6. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    9. Gheno, Antonio. Contributo alla Bibliografia Genealogica Italiana. Bologna: Forni, 1924. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Mazzola Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mazzola 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 10 February 2016 at 13:28.

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