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The Miniscalchi name is derived from the word "maniscalco," meaning "marshall," from medieval Latin mariscalcus, marescalcus; as such it was likely an occupational name.

Miniscalchi Early Origins



The surname Miniscalchi was first found in Bergamo in Lombardy, capital of the province of Bergamo, home to the Romanesque church of S.Maria Maggiore that is filled with fine art. The Piazza Garibaldi has notable architecture. From 1264 it was under Milan, but in 1428 it became Venetian. 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, at the beginning of recorded history, was of itself a great distinction and indicative of noble ancestry.

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Miniscalchi Spelling Variations


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Miniscalchi Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Miniscalchi, Maniscalchi, Manicucci, Manniscucci, Minicucci and many more.

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Miniscalchi Early History


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Miniscalchi Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Miniscalchi research. Another 349 words (25 lines of text) covering the years 1418, 1425, 1819 and 1829 are included under the topic Early Miniscalchi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Miniscalchi Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Miniscalchi Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Miniscalchi 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: Giuseppe Maniscalco, who came to Arkansas in 1918; Antonino Maniscalco, aged 47, who arrived at Ellis Island from Villavranca Licula, in 1902; Antonio Maniscalco, aged 15, who arrived at Ellis Island, in 1897.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Di Crollalanza, G.B. Dizionario Storico-Blasonico Delle Famiglie Nobili e Notabili Italiane 3 volumes. Pisa. Print.
    2. Bascapè, Giacomo and Marcello del Piazzo. Insegne e Simboli Araldica pubblica e privata medievale e moderna. Rome: 1983. Print.
    3. Glazier, Ira A. and P. Williams Filby Edition. Italians to America. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1978. Print.
    6. Fucilla, Josheph G. Our Italian Surnames. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0806311878).
    7. Colletta, John P. Finding Italian Roots The Complete Guide for Americans. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2003. Print.
    8. Annuaire Général Héraldique Universel. Paris: Institut Héraldique, 1901. Print.
    9. Stiens, Robert E. Passenger list Italy to New York 1893 In Italian Genealogist. Torrance, CA: Augustan Society No 3, 1983. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial Général by J.B. Rietstap. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today, 1967. Print. (ISBN 0-0900455-209).
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    The Miniscalchi Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Miniscalchi 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 17 January 2013 at 07:42.

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