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The surname Mazzoni 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.

Mazzoni Early Origins



The surname Mazzoni 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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Mazzoni Spelling Variations


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Mazzoni Spelling Variations



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

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Mazzoni Early History


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Mazzoni Early History



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

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Mazzoni Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mazzoni 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 Mazzoni 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 Mazzoni (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mazzoni (post 1700)



  • Kerry L. Mazzoni, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2000
  • Jacopo di Battista Mazzoni, Knight in Tuscany and taught ethics and philosophy in Pisa during the early 16th century
  • Giulio Mazzoni, famous painter and sculptor in Piacenza during the early 16th century, an was a pupil of Vasari
  • Guido Mazzoni, famous sculptor from Modena around 1450. He is also known as "Il Paganino," and among his works is a bust of King Ferrante of Naples

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Bongioanni, Angelo. Nomi e Cognomi. Saggio di Ricerche Etimologiche e Storiche. Torino: A. Forni, 1979. Print.
    6. Battilana, Natale, Ed. Genealogie Dello Famiglie Nobili di Genova. Genova: Fratelli Pagano, 1825. Print.
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
    8. 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).
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
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    The Mazzoni Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mazzoni 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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