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The surname Mazzoli 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.

Mazzoli Early Origins



The surname Mazzoli was first found in the Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. This region incorporates the cities of Bologna, Ferrara, Forlě, 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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Mazzoli Spelling Variations


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Mazzoli Spelling Variations



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

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Mazzoli Early History


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Mazzoli Early History



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

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Mazzoli Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mazzoli 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 Mazzoli 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 Mazzoli (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazzoli (post 1700)



  • Ron Mazzoli, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1996 (delegation chair)
  • Romano Louis Mazzoli (b. 1932), American Democrat politician, Member of Kentucky State Senate, 1968-70 ; Candidate in primary for Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky, 1969; U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1971-95
  • Gherardo Mazzoli, Knight, a Count, and a prominent judge from Reggio-Emilia at this time

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    Other References

    1. Guelfi Camajani, Piero. Dizionario Araldico 1940 Reprint Arnoaldo Forni. Milan: 1978. Print.
    2. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    3. Dizionario Biografico degli Italiani. Rome Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana 56 volumesr. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Di Crollalanza, Goffredo. Enciclopedia araldico cavalleresca Prontuario nobiliare. Pisa: Presso La Direzione Del Giorale Araldica , 1878. Print.
    8. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Mazzoli Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mazzoli 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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