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.
Early Origins of the Mazzoleni family
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.
Early History of the Mazzoleni family
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Mazzoleni Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mazzolini, Mazzoni, Mazzono, Mazzanni, Mazzonna and others.
Early Notables of the Mazzoleni family (pre 1700)
Venice, and Massachusetts. Guido Mazzoni was a famous sculptor from Modena around 1450. He is also known as "Il Paganino," and...
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Migration of the Mazzoleni family to the New World and Oceana
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 ".
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